Frank Campbell - $500,000 reward

Frank Campbell was discovered murdered in his unit in Wilkins Street, Mawson around 3am Monday 2 May 2005.

He had died as a result of blunt force trauma to the head after being struck by a heavy object 11 times.

Frank was a well-known taxi driver and regularly socialised at local clubs.

The night of his murder - Sunday 1 May 2005 - Frank was recorded by CCTV cameras drinking at the Mawson Club with his flatmate. Frank left the club about 9.43pm and walked home to his unit.

His flatmate last saw him alive at their home around 11.30pm.

About 3am on Monday 2 May 2005 Frank was found dead by his flatmate in their home.

Police are specifically looking for items of clothing - a long sleeved dark checked shirt, a pair of blue jeans and work boots - a frypan and a small sum of cash which was taken from the house at the time of Frank’s death.

Public appeal video

Police are urging anyone with any information, no matter how small, to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Information can be provided anonymously.

A $500 000 reward is in place for information leading to the apprehension and subsequent conviction of the person(s) responsible for Frank’s murder and an appropriate indemnity from prosecution will be considered for any accomplice who first gives information.

Reward poster for Frank (PDF, 1.1MB)

Media releases for Frank

Media releases below are available on request by contacting ACT Police Media:

  • $500 000 reward posted in Frank Campbell murder investigation - 7 September 2012
  • Murder: Witness photo released - 11 November 2005
  • Murder: Mugga Lane landfill searched - 17 September 2005
  • Mawson murder investigators want taxi passenger to come forward - 9 May 2005
  • Misleading information unhelpful - 5 May 2005
  • Death in Mawson under investigation - 2 May 2005.