Tallace Bissett

Tallace Bissett

Senior Adviser, Research and Advocacy

Tallace is primarily involved with the CIJ’s stream of work concerned with family violence and perpetrator interventions.

She is also engaged with the Centre’s collaboration with the Law and Advocacy Centre for Women, investigating women’s experiences in the criminal justice system.

Tallace is a qualified lawyer with graduate experience in the criminal defence team at the Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service and as a volunteer and fledgling lawyer with the Flemington and Kensington Community Legal Centre.

Tallace is a graduate of the University of Melbourne (BA Hons/LLB Hons) and is completing a doctoral thesis in criminology, also at the University of Melbourne. She has presented her doctoral research at local and international conferences; guest lectured at the University of Melbourne and has extensive experience as a sessional tutor in sociology, criminology and research methods.

Tallace is currently on maternity leave.