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Ashleigh Green

Ashleigh Donnelly

Ashleigh has a Social Work background and worked previously as a caseworker at CatholicCare Broken Bay with young people in Out of Home Care. She has experience in rural community mental health and is…

Celia Hammond

Celia was born in Northam, Western Australia, and moved to the Perth suburb of City Beach at the age of 10. She has lived in various parts of the Curtin electorate for all but…

Donna Cross

Since 1999 Donna has been awarded over $84m in research funding to conduct research to improve child and adolescent, and their parents’ and school executives’ health and wellbeing. She has led 80+ applied school…

Dr Carol Campbell

Carol is a member of the International Council of Education Advisors for the Scottish Government and a Board member of the International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI). Originally from Scotland, Carol has…

Janet Goodall

Dr Janet Goodall

She has lectured, written and researched nationally and internationally in the field of parental engagement with children’s learning. Janet has worked with a wide variety of schools, families, governmental bodies and charities. Her recent…

Dr John Haldane

He is the J. Newton Rayzor Snr Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Baylor University in Texas and Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. He is also Visiting Professor…

Jordan Nguyen

Dr Jordan Nguyen

An internationally renowned engineer for humanity, Jordan designs life-changing technologies to transform the lives of people with disabilities and the elderly through his role as founder of Psykinetic, a social business committed to bringing…

Geraldine Doogue

Geraldine Doogue AO

Master of Ceremonies

In 1992 Geraldine began presenting Life Matters, a new ABC Radio National program which set out to cover the full gamut of social issues in everyday life. For Geraldine, this has been the highlight…

Jacinta Collins

Executive Director, National Catholic Education Commission

During that time, Jacinta was honored to be the Minister for Mental Health and Ageing as well as Labor’s Deputy Leader in the Senate and Manager of Government Business in the Senate. A highlight…

Richard Gaillardetz

Prof Richard R. Gaillardetz

His most recent project involved editing The Cambridge Companion to Vatican II, which has just recently appeared. In 2018 the Liturgical Press published a newly revised and expanded edition of his popular book, By…

Robert Fitzgerald

Robert Fitzgerald AM

He has served on numerous NGO boards, including previously as President of the Australian Council of Social Service, NSW State President of the St Vincent de Paul Society, and National Committee Member of Caritas…

Rosemarie Joyce, BA, BEd, MEdAdmin, GradDipEd(RE), MCL, PhD.

A canon lawyer, Rosie lectures in canon law at Yarra Theological Union and is an adviser on canonical issues. The thesis for her PhD was titled, The Understanding and Practice of the Vow of…

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