Our people


Our staff

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Executive Director
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First Nations Cadetship Administrator
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Aboriginal Legal Access Program Coordinator
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Media and Communications Manager
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Administration Assistant
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Web Developer and ICT Project Officer

First Nations Cadetship students

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Our board

Community Legal Centres NSW is governed by talented and dedicated board members with experience across the community legal centre sector.

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Deborah is Executive Officer at Central Coast Legal Centre. Since moving to Australia from the UK, she has worked across government and non-government agencies in the out-of-home care and homelessness sectors.
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Brian is a solicitor with Seniors Rights Ltd. He has worked with DFAT, Federal Court of Australia, Youth Koori Court and Redfern Legal Centre’s Health Justice Partnership. Brian has a particular interest in First Nations justice and is passionate about social justice and equality.
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Jilly is a Principal Silicitor at Gilchrist Connell. Jilly has a focus on developing strategic solutions to address unmet legal need and support community legal centres and not-for-profits with advocacy and reform.
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Jonathon is the CEO of Public Interest Advocacy Centre. He has practised for over 25 years in NSW and the Northern Territory in areas including discrimination and human rights, migration and refugee law, Aboriginal land rights, criminal law, and coronial inquests.
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Melanie is the CEO of Justice Support Centre since 2023. She has extensive experience as a CEO and director, spanning the not-for-profit, legal, corporate and banking sectors. Before joining Justice Support Centre, Melanie worked in international development.
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Patrick is a Principal Solicitor at Western NSW Community Legal Centre. He is passionate about advocating for people experiencing disadvantage in regional and remote areas, and improving their rights to access justice.
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Kip is a lecturer in the School of Law at the University of New England. Kip’s specialty is disability legal issues and funding of community legal centres. He is the treasurer and long-standing member of North and Northwest Community Legal Service.