Yes, I lived two blocks from the site of the Hoddle Street massacre. I believe I was away that evening though. My housemates were up at the Cliffy Hill Hotel sinking Guinnesses at the time - the cops came and locked everyone in for a couple of hours. Many more Guinnesses were consumed.
Apparently Knight is one of the most widely-loathed prisoners in Australia. A completely dysfunctional individual. They actually had to pass a special Act of Parliament specifically to stop his serial vexatious litigations.
I would never have guessed.
Paging you, GN, JM, Fxh and others, looking for information on Bespoke tailors in Tokyo(thought of TC), thinking about getting something made up if they can do a month turn around.