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Michael Chamberlain

Australian Retired Teacher and Former Pastor Known After His Baby Daughter Azaria Controversially Disappearance During A Camping Trip To Uluru In 1980.
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Born 1944
Age 72
Hometown Christchurch

Michael Leigh Chamberlain is an Australian writer, retired teacher and former pastor, best known due to the 1980 death of his daughter Azaria as the result of a dingo attack whilst camping near Uluru/Ayers Rock in the Northern Territory, Australia. When Chamberlain's then-wife Lindy was falsely convicted of the baby's murder in 1982, he was convicted of being an accessory after the fact.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1944 Birth Born in 1944.

TWENTIES

1965 21 Years Old Educated at Lincoln High School and Christchurch Boys' High School, Chamberlain commenced studies at the University of Canterbury but after converting to the Seventh-day Adventist Church in 1965, left and migrated to Australia. … Read More
1968 24 Years Old He married Lindy Murchison the same year, after meeting her in 1968. … Read More

THIRTIES

1977 33 Years Old In 1977 the family moved to Queensland, Australia, where Chamberlain produced and presented a radio programme called The Good Life, a commentary on lifestyle and culture throughout the northern parts of the state.
1980 36 Years Old 1 More Event
The Chamberlain's third child, daughter Azaria, was born in Mount Isa on 11 June 1980.

FORTIES

1986 42 Years Old The final resolution of the case was triggered by a chance discovery. In early 1986, English tourist David Brett fell to his death from Uluru during an evening climb. … Read More
1987 43 Years Old The Chief Minister of the Northern Territory ordered Lindy Chamberlain's immediate release and the case was reopened. A 1987 Royal Commission examined the case against the Chamberlains and the science behind key forensic evidence was challenged.
1988 44 Years Old On 15 September 1988, the Northern Territory Court of Criminal Appeals unanimously overturned all convictions against Lindy and Michael Chamberlain. … Read More
1991 47 Years Old Following their exoneration, the Chamberlains' relationship deteriorated and they divorced in 1991.

FIFTIES

1996 52 Years Old Three years later, Chamberlain married Ingrid Bergner and in 1996 they had a daughter named Zahra.
2002 58 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2002, Chamberlain was conferred with a Doctor of Philosophy (education) degree by the University of Newcastle for his thesis entitled "The changing role of Ellen White in Seventh-Day Adventism with reference to sociocultural standards at Avondale College".

LATE ADULTHOOD

2006 62 Years Old Chamberlain returned to Cooranbong in 2006 and taught at Gosford High School until 2008, when he retired. … Read More
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