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This is Australian True Crime with Meshel Laurie and Emily Webb

Come with us as we go beyond the headlines to find out how people become killers, how people become victims and what happens next.

This podcast features interviews with both victims and perpetrators as well as intriguing chats with authors of true crime books and people working in society to address issues of crime and punishment.

Together, Meshel and Emily delve deep behind the headlines to bring a fresh take on all things true crime.

Meet The Hosts


Meshel Laurie


Meshel Laurie works in TV and radio, podcasts, writes columns and books, and is the parents of twins. True crime has always fascinated Meshel and in exploring some of the darkest corners of human nature she gives a voice to people, in particular families affected by violent crime. 

Emily Webb



Emily Webb is a journalist, communications advisor and bookworm who has long been interested in true crime. 

She is the author of the true crime books Suburban True Crime: Australian Cases You'll Never Forget and Some You've Never Heard of and Angels of Death: Doctors and Nurses who Kill

Emily has a particular interest in cold cases, missing people who are presumed murdered and lesser known cases so that people (including herself) can understand the enduring impact of crime and the contributing factors to offending.

Emily hosts and produces the podcast Killer Content: Inside the Crime Writer's Mind where she talks to crime authors.

She lives in the outer east of Melbourne with her husband, two children and two rescue greyhounds.

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