Our people


Our staff

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Executive Director
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Aboriginal Legal Access Program Coordinator
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Policy & Advocacy Manager
Imogen Brackin
Office Manager
Katrina Ironside
Sector Development Manager
Ingrid Rikkert
Regional Accreditation Coordinator
Stella Maynard
Media and Communications Officer
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First Nations Cadetship Administrator
Web Developer and ICT Project Officer

Our Financial Service team

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Financial Service Manager
Julie Robson
Senior Bookkeeper
Kath Cooke
Financial Service Bookkeeper

Currently on leave:

  • Financial Service Bookkeeper - Lucy Lee

To contact us, please email clcnsw@clcnsw.org.au or call 02 9212 7333.

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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Arlia has worked in the community legal centre sector since 2007 in various roles.
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Robert is the Executive Officer of Macarthur Legal Centre. He also teaches law at the University of Notre Dame and UTS. Robert was a solicitor in private practice for 20 years before he started working at Macarthur.
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Nicole is the Centre Manager for Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre.
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Jilly is the Senior Associate Australian Pro Bono Manager at Ashurst. 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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Melinda is the Finance and Operations Manager of the Arts Law Centre of Australia. She has a keen interest in social justice.
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Brian-John is a Solicitor with Seniors Rights Ltd. He has extensive legal and policy experience spanning over 25 years, across both Government and Private sectors. These include DFAT, Federal Court of Australia, Youth Koori Court and Redfern Legal Centre’s Health Justice Partnership. Brian-John has a particular interest in First Nation Justice and is passionate about social justice and equality.
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Deborah is Executive Officer at Central Coast Legal Centre. Originally from the UK, since moving to Australia she has worked across government and non-government agencies in the out of home care and homelessness sectors.
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Kip is a lecturer in the School of Law at the University of New England. Kip’s centre of attention 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.
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Nina has been a solicitor since 2001 and is working remotely for the Far West Community Legal Centre. She has a passion for First Nations Justice, mental health, and all issues effecting isolated and remote families.