The pair began dating when they were both 16, the same age as Joanne Curtis when she began seeing Chris Dawson.
The pair began dating when they were both 16, the same age as Joanne Curtis when she began seeing Chris Dawson.

Chris Dawson pleads not guilty to murder of wife

THE former husband of Sydney woman Lynette Dawson has formally pleaded not guilty to her murder.

Chris Dawson, a former rugby league player and teacher, was charged in December over the disappearance of his then-wife Lynette on Sydney's northern beaches in 1982.

His lawyer Greg Walsh formally entered a not guilty plea at Downing Centre Local Court on Thursday.

The matter is due back before the same court on August 8.

Lynette Dawson's disappearance was the subject of the highly popular investigative podcast series The Teacher's Pet.


Second crash in 24 hours at problem intersection

Second crash in 24 hours at problem intersection

One transported to hospital after an accident in Chinchilla

Students roll up for PQ Ball

Students roll up for PQ Ball

Chinchilla State High students celebrate.

Dinner plans to discuss Miles' future

Dinner plans to discuss Miles' future

Community meets to discuss investment to benefit town.