Dawson appeared via video link at Central Local Court on Thursday where his solicitor indicated his defendant will enter a plea of not guilty.
When the magistrate asked if he was Mr Dawson he replied, "yes, yes I am sir".
Macquarie Media Reporter Anthony Laughton was in SouthportArrest Court as Chris Dawson applied for bail, fighting an extradition request from NSW Police.
His lawyer said he would make a formal bail application at a later date.
Mr Dawson spent the night in the Southport watch house on the Gold Coast and left in an unmarked police vehicle just after 5:00am (AEST) before travelling to Sydney on a Qantas flight.
Once back in NSW, detectives will begin the process of charging him with murder before he is brought before a Sydney court.
The Australian'sHedley Thomas who helmed The Teacher's Pet podcast tells Ben Fordham "it's been a very moving period talking to people who were very close to Lyn Dawson".
Lynette Dawson's disappearance in 1982 has been the subject of a popular crime podcast that has highlighted the case across the world.
Ms Dawson was 33 when she went missing in 1982 leaving behind two young daughters.
He maintains he had nothing to do with his wife's disappearance.
Walsh said his client was "anxious and stressed" about the situation, and seemed to be an otherwise reserved man.
Despite the fact Mrs Dawson's body has not been found, NSW Detective Superintendent Scott Cook says investigators are confident in the strength of their case.
Queensland Police arrestChris Dawson at a home on the Gold Coast on Wednesday morning.
The former school teacher was sitting in the back of a auto next to a police officer as he was being driven to the airport, after facing an extradition hearing on Wednesday.
"They were predominately statements from witnesses that helped us tie pieces of the puzzle together", he explained.
Mrs Dawson's niece Renee Simms said the family has been waiting for 36 years for some sort of explanation for her aunt's disappearance.
It is believed the arrest follows new information provided by Dawson's teenage lover at the time, Joanne Curtis.
"We gave each other a big hug. There was a sense of relief, but knowledge that we've got a pretty tough road ahead of us now".
The family were "disappointed" it had taken so long, she said.
"Today is a good day for us", she said.
"I know he would appreciate your support also if you're in the area, or I could pass on your messages to his brother", the post said.
"Mr Dawson was an awesome teacher and that's what I know for sure".
Can the Cowboys beat the Eagles - again - in Week 14?
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This year, the Trump administration instigated a trade war on Beijing , imposing tariffs on a total of $250bn of Chinese imports. Failure would raise the spectre of fresh United States tariff action and potential Chinese retaliation as early as March.
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Of the six titles, three are on PGA Tour, two on European and now the unofficial PGA Tour win at Hero World Challenge. Rahm ends his year with three victories, just like in 2017, his first full season as a pro.
Leicester go to Fulham in the Premier League tomorrow with Harry Maguire , struggling with a knee injury, set to miss out again. Ranieri has started life at Fulham with a 3-2 win over Southampton and a 2-0 defeat at west London rivals Chelsea on Sunday.
Tiger Woods will resist calls to have his players prepare for next year's Presidents Cup at the Australian Open. He made his Cup debut at Royal Melbourne in 1998 - the only edition the Internationals have won.
His friend and co-star Charlie Lawson, who played Jim McDonald on the show, revealed the news on Twitter on Wednesday afternoon. His other acting credits included roles in 1970s BBC drama "The Befrienders" and short-lived David Jason sitcom "Lucky Feller".
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Infant liquid ibuprofen sold at Walmart, CVS & Family Dollar
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HC rejects PIL against Kedarnath, calls it publicity stunt
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