Accused South Coast arsonist Darren Colquhoun was using garden hose when firies arrived, judge told

Angela Thompson
Updated June 29 2023 - 1:17pm, first published June 14 2023 - 7:00pm
Darren Colquhoun departs Wollongong Courthouse on Wednesday.
Darren Colquhoun departs Wollongong Courthouse on Wednesday.

As the South Coast seethed under the smoke and devastation of the Black Summer bushfires, could a local farmer have set fire to his own home in order to cash in on insurance and charity payments?

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Angela Thompson

Angela Thompson


Proudly Illawarra Mercury since 2008; these days covering crime and justice issues. UOW alum. Thrilled by the chase and sobered by some of the things I see and hear when I stand still - sometimes in the same day.

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