Episode 2 – Port Arthur massacre

Martin John Bryant is an Australian man who is known for murdering 35 people and injuring 23 others in the Port Arthur massacre, one of the world’s deadliest shooting sprees in Port Arthur, Tasmania between the 28th and 29th of April 1996.  He is currently serving 35 life sentences plus 1,035 years without parole.  As a response to the spree killing, Australian State and Territory governments place extensive restrictions on all firearms, including handguns, semi-automatic rifles, repeating shotguns and high-capacity rifle magazines.

Martin John Bryant

Map showing where the cottage was and the Cafe, where most of the murders occurred.

Picture shows the Broad Arrow Cafe.