Kate Scott and Mick Sargent. The couple were visiting Tasmania to attend a wedding. They were having lunch at the Broad Arrow Cafe when the shooting started. Scott (aged 21) was killed instantly and Sargent (30) narrowly escaped serious injury or worse, sustaining a bullet wound to the scalp. He assisted friend Caroline Villiers to escape from the Broad Arrow Café. (From "Suddenly One Sunday")
Police investigate in the ruins of the Seascape Guesthouse, where gunman Martin Bryant retreated after shooting and killing 35 people at the Port Arthur historic site, before setting fire to the building, 2 May SMH Picture by DALLAS KILPONEN
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A little recap: 35 Australians were gunned down in the Tasmanian town of Port Arthur in It plunged the country into deep mourning, and remains to this day one of the worst single-shooter massacres in history.
David and Noeline (Sally) Martin, owners of Seascape Guest House. They are believed to have been the first victims on 28 April 1996. Bryant resented them because they had outbid Bryant's late father on a property he had wanted to purchase. (From "Suddenly One Sunday").
Thirty-six pairs of shoes representing those killed in the Port Arthur massacre in Tasmania in April sit beside flowers on the steps of Parliament House, commemorating the third anniversary of the tragedy, 28 April THE AGE Picture by SIMON O'DWYER
Federal Labor Opposition leader Kim Beazley, Prime Minister John Howard, and Democrats leader Cheryl Kernot at Port Arthur, Tasmania, to commemorate the 35 victims of the Port Arthur massacre, 1 May 1996. SMH Picture by DALLAS KILPONEN