- Besides MA – Sociology with a focus in Human Rights and Public Policy, from 1994 my work has focused on Human Rights Capacity Building, Compliance and institutional strengthening to ensure compliance.
- Consultant Program Development – Aboriginal Justice Agreement (focused on reduction of overrepresentation of Indigenous people in the criminal justice system (Australia); Developed Police Accountability Standards for Victorian Aboriginal People & Victoria Police; Subsequently developed a pilot program for East Kimberly Warmun Community (funded by Australian Attorney General’s Department)
- Accountable for operationalising of key international commitments ranging from children. Women, migrants refugees etc in Victoria, thus accountable for both strategic/operational planning and fiscal management
- Consultancy for Botswana Centre for Human Rights (focused on Gender & Work – Domestic Workers Socio Economic Conditions); as Well as Women & Children’s rights specific to CEDAW General Rec19
- Victoria Police Human Rights Project - Work within Victoria Police was to develop institutional capacity to respond and comply with The Charter on Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 (the Charter), as well as international human rights provisions domesticated through the Charter (institutionalised through the Victoria Police Human rights framework); Examples of human rights compliance audits conducted to enable responsive services
- Legal Policy work to integrate amendments to the Victorian Crimes Act to include Sexual slavery & Sex Trafficking
Convention Against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (OPCAT compliance audits across all Victoria Police detention facilities as well corrective measures to ensure compliance)
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), Recommendation 19 (Audit of both Policy/Protocols/Legislative practice by general duties police officers – supported police human rights informed responses, as demonstrated by the (The Family Violence Protection Act 2008).
Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) (audit of policy and protocols of police interaction with young people, including youth use of public space and diversion programs – informed the youth integrated referral system, which is focused on the “best interest of the child” and involves health psychosocial service providers, as well as police).
Supported Botswana Police Service developing mechanisms to respond to CEDAW (Rec 19) n their operational processes (Based at Broadhurst Police Station, with visits to Botswana Police Collage) 2003.