Chris Dawson is said to be released from jail on Monday 24th December after he was charged with the murder of wife Lynette Dawson.
More on his release below.
Dawson, 70, was granted bail last Monday.
His release from Silverwater Correctional Facility was delayed due to the intricacies of his application.
More on his bail application below.
The process towards freedom has been a long one.
Close to two weeks ago, Dawson's lawyer Greg Walsh made an application for bail, with Dawson's family offering $1.5 million in security.
Magistrate Robert Williams told the court, “I consider the Crown’s case is not a weak case,” as reported by local media.
Mr Dawson will report to Maroochydore police station daily and he can not travel more than 20 kilometres from his home.
Lynette Dawson vanished in 1982, and Mr Dawson has now been charged with her murder, after years of speculation surrounding the case.
Arrested last week, 70-year-old Dawson has always maintained his innocence.
His family previously claimed Lynette ran away in 1982.