Rosie did everything right. Yet here we are.


Rosie Batty probably never expected to become such a prominent face of anti-violence activism in Australia.

I think it’s fair to say it’s not the life anyone would choose for themselves, particularly considering the circumstances that led to it.

But for the last four years, she has been a tireless force to be reckoned with.

Rosie Batty 1aa by Thom Rigney LLLLIn 2014, Batty’s ex-husband bludgeoned and stabbed their son Luke to death as the 11 year-old attended cricket practice.

Greg Anderson died later in hospital from a combination of police gunshots and self inflicted stab wounds.

Last week, Batty announced that she would be stepping down from the…

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