Key Staff Members

CRC Staff

Alison Churchill

Alison Churchill
Chief Executive Officer





Michelle Bryant
Program Director – Operations & Service Delivery





mindy sotiri

Dr Mindy Sotiri
Program Director – Advocacy, Research & Policy
Currently on extended leave




The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG
Justice of the High Court of Australia (1996-2009); President of the Court of Appeal of New South Wales (1984-96); Chairman of the Australian Law Reform Commission (1975-84)





Board of Management

Dr Ruth McCausland
Senior Research Fellow, School of Social Sciences UNSW, and Director of Evaluation,
Yuwaya Ngarra-li partnership between the Dharriwaa Elders Group and UNSW

Ian Farmer
Fellow, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand;
Member of Australian Institute of Company Directors;
Volunteer Lifeline Crisis Telephone Counsellor and Board member;
Director at PIAC Ltd and Sydney Drug Education & Counselling Centre

Peta MacGillivray
Project Manager, Yuwaya Ngarra-li: UNSW partnership with the Dharriwaa Elders Group;
Solicitor, Campaigner, Aboriginal Disability Justice Campaign

Professor Michael Levy AM
Public Health Physician, Australian National University

Nicole Lojszczyk
Lawyer, Gilbert & Tobin;
Volunteer, Homeless Persons’ Legal Service and Refugee Advice & Case Workers Service

Stuart Loveday
Executive Officer, Hepatitis NSW;
Board Member, NSW Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network

Ivan O’Mahoney
Manager television production with interests in arts and social justice issues;
Lawyer; Journalist; Filmmaker


Advisory Panel to the Board

John Dowd AO QC
Chancellor, Southern Cross University
Chairperson, International Committee of Jurists Executive Committee, Geneva
Deputy President of the NSW Mental Health Review Tribunal

Gary Moore
Director of Community Services at Marrickville Council
Former Director, Council of Social Service of NSW
Board Member, Charities Aid Foundation Australia

John Basson
Associate Professor, Statewide Clinical Director
Forensic Mental Health, Justice Health NSW

Chris Puplick AM BA (Hons) MA JP
Professor, Principal Issus Solutions Pty Ltd
Chairman, National Film and Sound Archive of Australia
Former Liberal Senator

Eileen Baldry
Professor of Criminology, School of Social Sciences and International Studies, UNSW
President, Council of Social Service of NSW

Paul Newman
Indigenous Affairs Advisor
Lecturer, Badanami Centre for Indigenous Education, University of Western Sydney