Amy RogersTAC Restorative Justice Program Manager
Amy is a human rights lawyer and policy professional who has worked for human rights statutory bodies, government and independent inquiries in Australia and internationally to promote systemic change.
Amy previously directed a cultural review of the Victorian Adult Custodial Corrections System and held leadership roles at the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission, where she managed the policy and research portfolios. Amy has also worked for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, the Mongolian and Australian Human Rights Commissions, and is an independent human rights consultant.
Amy has also worked as a pro bono solicitor and migration agent supporting people seeking asylum in Australia.
Through 15 years of work in human rights and justice settings, Amy has developed specialist expertise in organisational equality and positive cultural change. Her work, for example, reviewing corrections and judicial workforces highlights the importance of trauma-informed, person-centred complaints processes and restorative practices in institutional responses to harm.
Amy is a Churchill Fellow and is currently conducting international comparative research into best practice legal, policy and regulatory responses to pay inequity. Amy has joined the CIJ to manage the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) restorative justice project and to more broadly support CIJ’s work.