Rosie is disgusted by Ronald with his goofy antics.
I was familiar with Rosie's name and vaguely aware of her story but I didn't know the details. In she was awarded Australian of the Year but the events leading up to her nomination were heartbreaking. Having moved from the UK to Australia in the 80's, Rosie eventually made her home in the semi rural suburb of Tyabb where she was busy raising her son Luke.
Though she and ex-partner Greg A Mothers Story is Rosie Battie's biography and her story is one you would not wish upon your worst enemy. Though she and ex-partner Greg were not in a relationship when Luke was born Rosie wanted to foster a healthy father son relationship believing this would be in all of their best interests.
Throughout the book Rosie spoke of how much Greg loved Luke and this love was reciprocated by Luke. Greg had always been a little eccentric but as the years passed his behaviour and mental health deteriorated. He become more and more unstable, unable to maintain friendships nor hold down a job and was often homeless.
Rosie became increasingly concerned as Greg displayed disturbing levels of anger that would quickly escalate to violence towards her.
Naturally she became anxious and did everything in her power to protect herself and Luke. From leading a relatively normal life Rosie progressively found herself regularly contacting the police, attending Magistrates court in the hope of restricting Greg's contact via Intervention Orders, engaging Child Protective Services and so forth.
Ultimately, as readers, we know how their story ends. My own anxiety was palpable.
I desperately wished the authorities had listened more carefully, assessed the risk differently, taken Rosies concerns more seriously, done something It was a pre-meditated knife attack which shocked a nation.
It was written in such a way that the story was compelling. I felt her frustrations. I certainly felt her grief. With the benefit of hindsight it could be easy to question why Rosie did or did not do certain things but when it's all said and done I don't know what she could have done to change the outcome.
In her closing chapter she wrote One of the things I am proud of is being respectful towards Greg. There is nothing to be gained by defiling his memory. That whatever intervention occurred — from a law enforcement and mental health perspective — it was ultimately too little, too late.
This I could not do, and for her strentgth, for her attitude I can only admire this lady.A Mother's Story has 1, ratings and reviews.
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