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Anne Buist - This I Would Kill For

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Psychiatrist Natalie King is the expert witness in a vicious child custody battle, and the stakes are high. Getting it wrong means handing a child over to an abuser—or depriving that child of the only father she knows.

Is Jenna gaming the system, or is her ex-husband Malik as dangerous as she suggests? How can Natalie best protect the child? And now that Natalie’s pregnant—and still unsure of the child’s paternity—how is a growing preoccupation with her own lost father affecting her judgment?

Court dramas, cultural clashes and media backlash create an explosive mixture that forces Natalie to make life and death choices.

How far will a parent go to keep—or save—their child?

Meet Anne in conversation with Louise Maher.

Tickets: $12 (includes a complimentary glass of wine or soft drink)


Anne Buist is Chair of Women’s Mental Health at the University of Melbourne. She has over twenty-five years’ clinical and research experience in perinatal psychiatry, and works with protective services and the legal system in cases of abuse, kidnapping, infanticide and murder. This I Would Kill For is the third in the  series featuring forensic psychiatrist Natalie King.

Louise Maher is the Field and Online Reporter for ABC Radio Canberra. She was the host of Drive for eight years and previously worked as a political correspondent in the Federal press gallery. She loves great stories - fiction and non-fiction.

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