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Yvette Clarke

Yvette is an evaluation, strategic projects, and community engagement specialist with broad experience across the justice sector, having worked across Aboriginal justice, crime prevention, early intervention, and service delivery.

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Phoebe Barton

Phoebe is a narrative therapy practitioner, community worker, and project manager.

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Eva Lazzaro

Eva has spent the last few years working in the community legal sector across various legal advocacy, policy and volunteer coordination roles.

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Louie-May Ryan

Louie-May has a decade of experience working in administration and communications roles with a long tenure at a media production company.

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Alex Partington

Alex has a background in legal practice and has worked across the community, private and public sectors.

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Nicola Hard

Nicola has worked in government, practice and research roles in refugee and migration law and education policy.

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James Davis

James is an experienced administrator, having worked in many varied administrative roles over his career.

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Emily Piggott

Emily is a social worker with extensive direct practice experience working with people with disability involved in the criminal justice system.

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Samara Young

Samara has worked across a range of sectors, including Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations, NGOs and the education sector in roles involving communications, social policy, project management and service delivery. 

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Matilda Simpson

Matilda provides project support across a range of projects at the CIJ, with a focus on the CIJ's family violence research agenda. 

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Melanie Joosten

Melanie is a social worker, writer and researcher who has worked in the areas of family violence, elder abuse and ageing. She supports the CIJ’s work in the area of restorative justice.

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Katie Christensen

Katie Christensen (She/Her) is a Wurundjeri Woman who has extensive experience working in the Domestic Violence sector – supporting Women who have experienced violence in crisis and long term case management and facilitating healing groups for women.

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Jen Black

Jen is a lawyer who has held a number of senior roles in the legal assistance sector, assisting individuals navigate the justice system and advocating for meaningful, systemic change.

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Megan Hughes

Megan Hughes is a lawyer, writer and policy adviser with experience working in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

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Renee Handsaker

Renee is a highly skilled facilitator specialising in restorative conferencing, conflict transformation and debriefing following traumatic incidents.

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Catherine Caruana

Catherine’s work at the CIJ supports the centre's priority research stream into women in the justice system and the need to develop alternatives to imprisoning women.

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Dorothy Armstrong

Dorothy Armstrong is an advisor, lived experience expert and peer mentor. She works extensively across the disability and criminal justice sectors and provides advice on a range of issues relating to people with acquired brain injury involved in the criminal justice system.

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Riley Ellard

Riley has worked in social policy across a range of sectors including disability, child protection, mental health and family violence.

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Katherine Ogilvie

Katherine (Kat) Ogilvie is a social worker who works across the Centre for Innovative Justice and partner agency the Law and Advocacy Centre for Women.

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Mina Hilson

Mina is an accomplished administrator and coordinator with experience in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

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Stan Winford

Stan is a legal and justice system expert with experience in innovation and reform, including user centred design and applications for restorative and therapeutic justice in criminal and civil law.

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Elena Campbell

Elena is a lawyer, speechwriter and former political staffer who has worked in legal and social policy for over 20 years. Elena’s expertise includes therapeutic justice, women’s decarceration, equal opportunity and human rights, as well as the prevention and elimination of violence against women and children.

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Rob Hulls

Rob first attended RMIT as a law student, where he graduated in 1982. 30 years later, in October 2012, Rob returned to the University to set up the Centre for Innovative Justice as a place to develop, drive, and expand the capacity of the justice system to meet and adapt to the needs of its diverse users.

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