Australian True Crime

Australian True Crime

Think nothing ever happens in your town? Australia's suburbs are home to some of the most mysterious and disturbing true crime cases in the world. Meshel Laurie is a true crime obsessive. Emily Webb is a true crime author. And together with expert interviews with writers, victims, investigators and perpetrators, they probe the underbelly of our towns and suburbs, and uncover the darkness at the heart of Australian life.

You know how you can watch Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie fall in love on Mr and Mrs Smith? Well you can hear Meshel and Emily try desperately to become friends with each other during this conversation on Meshel's other podcast The Nitty Gritty Committee from 2016. Emily was a guest, and after the interview Meshel asked if she'd consider doing a True Crime Podcast with her. In just the same way that Brad Pitt ended up with six children, Emily is now the co pilot of Australian True Crime which has had 10 million downloads* although unlike Brad, Emily is still part of a happy partnership. Yes, these descriptions are written by Meshel. Here's the link to the Nitty Gritty Committee in case you're desperate for a podcast to try while everyone is on a break, because you still have to deal with traffic or the train, or maybe you're one of those weirdos who listens to True Crime as you're going to sleep, which I've never understood, but you know, no judgement.

Of course there's a new episode on patreon.com/austtruecrimepod for $5 US a month. That's 2 Australian coffees a month but it's really working it's titts off over Christmas, because I'm uploading a proper full episode a week over there. Christmas spirit.

Show notes:

Your hosts are Meshel Laurie and Emily Webb

Meshel's other podcast is Nitty Gritty Committee

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This is the True Crime half of the interview Meshel recently recorded with Ken. It is almost completely concerned with the Halbach case. For the complete interview featuring info about Ken's sexual harassment case, his prescription drug addiction and assorted other personal revelations, check out the Nitty Gritty Committee version, at https://player.whooshkaa.com/episode?id=302982 but be warned, there is kindness involved! It's a different show.

Show notes:

Your hosts are Meshel Laurie and Emily Webb

With thanks to Ken Kratz.

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Thank you for listening!

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Luke Williams is an Australian journalist and the author of Ice Age, A Journey Into Crystal Meth Addiction. Luke never meant to become an addict, he just wanted to write a story. This is a re-issue of an episode of Meshel's other podcast, The Nitty Gritty Committee.

Show notes:

Your hosts are Meshel Laurie and Emily Webb

With thanks to Luke Williams

Like us on the Facebook

Follow us on Instagram or Twitter

Support us on Patreon

If you have any information on the cases covered by this podcast, please contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Thank you for listening!

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