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MARCH4JUSTICE ORGANISATION CHART

In creating structures for longevity for March4Justice we sought to honour the power of the nationwide movement. The volunteers who led the events are the core of the organisation, a diverse council of advisors add more experience and expertise, while the Board of Directors exists to provide governance and support.

ADVISORY COUNCIL

The March4Justice Advisory Council brings together a diverse range of people ensuring the organisation is grounded in amplifying the voices of the women of Australia and their allies.

Dr. Hannah McGlade

is a Noongar woman living in Western Australia. Dr Hannah is one of Australia’s leading human rights researchers and advocates for First Nations women, particularly seeking justice for missing and murdered Aboriginal women. Dr Hannah is an Associate Professor at Curtin University. She advises the Noongar Council for Family Safety and Wellbeing and is a member of the UN Permanent Forum for Indigenous Issues. Dr Hannah was a speaker at the inaugural March4Justice in Perth in 2021.

Sarah Alice Allcroft

is a theologian, chaplain, published writer and content creator, LGBTQIA+ and trans rights advocate. With a strong academic background and career experience in information technology, Sarah Alice was a key member of the social media team that came together in the lead up to the 2021 March4Justice events and she is a founding member of the Women’s March4Justice Ltd. Sarah Alice recently married her beautiful bride and they live in Sydney.

Hanan Ibrahim

is a Kenyan-born Somali refugee raised in Melbourne. She juggles her modelling career with her medical career as a Radiation Therapist. Previously, Hanan worked as a project officer for the Australian Multicultural Foundation working in CVE and running leadership programs to empower young African women. She keeps a healthy foot in the world of politics and global issues. The one thing she is most proud of is her ability to move beyond labels.

Melanie Eagle

has over three decades of experience of governance experience spanning local government, community services, health, disability, and violence against women. Former mayor of the City of St Kilda, Melanie has held the inaugural Chair of Respect Victoria and of the Disability Worker Registration Board. Melanie is a director of Hepatitis Australia and Alfred Health, a member of the Queen Victoria Women’s Centre Trust and a patron of the Epilepsy Foundation. Melanie brings both local and international experience, including volunteer assignments in Timor-Leste, Zambia, Cambodia and the Amazon, advising on program design and evaluation.

Natalie Wade

is a respected disability rights advocate and human rights lawyer. As a proud disabled woman, Natalie is the Founder and Principal Lawyer of Equality Lawyers, a disability-rights law firm in South Australia. Natalie has been significantly involved in law and public policy reform to advance the rights of Australians with disabilities, and their families, for over a decade. Natalie is the Expert Advisor to the Australian Federation of Disability Organisations on the Disability Royal Commission.

Brittany Higgins

is the inaugural visiting Fellow at the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership and an advocate for ending gendered violence. She has been the media adviser to small business owners and politicians. Prior to her roles in Federal Parliament, Brittany was a news reporter for 105.7 Radio Metro and worked in the Queensland real estate industry in sales, marketing and leasing roles. Brittany was a speaker at the Canberra March4Justice in 2021.

EVENT LEADERS

In the lead up to the March 2021 events, a group of passionate strangers met on Zoom and came together to create a national phenomena. These women continue to be the powerhouse of the organisation, meeting regularly and working in unison to create the 2022 March4Justice2.

From a wide range of personal, professional and political backgrounds, these women all demand equal rights for every woman. There are more than 200 event leaders around Australia, we introduce some core city leaders.

Bronwyn Currie

is a dedicated animal and social rights activist, is the Victorian Convenor and regional leader in the South Eastern Metropolitan Region for the Animal Justice Party and has been organiser of the Melbourne Fish and Goat Save chapters for some years. Following a career in senior human resource management in the Victorian public service, Bronwyn has raised her family, operated small businesses and been heavily involved with volunteering for local community organisations, she is currently President of her local Community Centre. Bronwyn was a candidate in both state and federal elections (2018/19) for the Animal Justice Party and will be again in 2022 as the Animal Justice Party Lead Senate Candidate. Bronwyn was the lead organiser for the Melbourne March4Justice in 2021.

Miree Le Roy

is Director of IPM Global, a software company supplying construction management technology solutions to the building and construction industry. A member of the National Association of Women In Construction, Miree has worked in the sector for over 20 years in a range of roles in Australia and Papua New Guinea. With a deep commitment to action on climate change, Miree stood as a candidate for the Greens for the electorate of Sandgate in the 2016 and 2020 Queensland State elections. Miree was the lead organiser for the Brisbane March4Justice in 2021.

Pamela Haddon-Knox

is a human resource management and administration professional with extensive experience working in major enterprise and government organisations and an artist. Pamela is an experienced and committed activist, having campaigned to save the Kimberleys and always seeking to promote women’s rights, particularly concerning women dealing with domestic violence. Pamela was the lead organiser for the Perth March4Justice in 2021, the first event in Australia, which opened with a moving Noongar rendition of I Am Woman.

Shae Antich

is an arts worker with 25 years experience in live production, volunteer management, tour logistics, and programming. As a survivor of extreme childhood abuse and neglect, she’s intensely passionate about reforming domestic and family violence policy and breaking down the cultural taboos that have protected men’s violence from scrutiny for millennia. Her work for people with disabilities has taught Shae the benefit of seeking diverse contributions and opinions. Shae was an organiser of the Brisbane March4Justice in 2021.

Kelly Fern

is a passionate activist within the South Australia union movement and currently works as an organiser with the Community and Public Sector Union (CPSU). Having previously worked in the Australian public service and in the banking and finance and retail sectors, Kelly has a good understanding of the breadth of workplace issues many women face. Kelly advocates, supports and represents women on a range of issues and strongly believes women should always feel safe, not only at work but in the home and on the streets. Kelly was the lead organiser for the Adelaide March4Justice in 2021.

Jaime Evans

has an early background in studying law, before moving into a career in marketing and management in the hospitality industry, where she is passionate about the development and treatment of young women. Jaime has worked on campaigns for reproductive healthcare access, increased state and federal funding for frontline safety organisations, consent education reform and the Yes campaign for marriage equality. Jaime led the Women’s March within the HERS (health, economic security, representation and safety) framework. Jaime was the lead organiser of the Sydney March4Justice in 2021 and is also a member of the Board of Directors.

Board of Directors

Louise McSorley

is an international gender strategy advisor, specialising in infrastructure and green finance. She was previously Head of the Office For Women and the Workplace Gender Equality Agency and served at Australia’s diplomatic missions in New Delhi and Kuala Lumpur. Louise was an advisor to the organising team for the first March for Justice. She describes this role as one of the privileges of her life, supporting the event that saw a tidal wave of women around Australia call for change.

Jaime Evans

has an early background in studying law, before moving into a career in marketing and management in the hospitality industry, where she is passionate about the development and treatment of young women. Jaime has worked on campaigns for reproductive healthcare access, increased state and federal funding for frontline safety organisations, consent education reform and the Yes campaign for marriage equality. Jaime led the Women’s March within the HERS (health, economic security, representation and safety) framework. Jaime was the lead organiser of the Sydney March4Justice in 2021 and is also a member of the Board of Directors.

Mark Tarring

has two decades of experience with global financial services firms including C suite roles at Thomas Cook, Virgin Money, The Co-Operative Bank and Northern Rock. Mark is an entrepreneur and startup investor, passionate about new technologies, market disruption and growth. As founder of My Virtual CFO, Mark provides strategic financial consultancy and leadership to businesses in Australia and around the world. Mark is committed to revolutionising the representation of women in the workplace, closing the gender pay gap and supporting women to grow their financial knowledge and security.

Kaitlin Baird

is a seasoned Digital Marketing specialist, originally from Seattle. Kaitlin joined March4Justice immediately after the first march. She manages and owns multiple brands, leaning on her experience in various markets, and is successful thanks to her focus and determination. Kaitlin's passions include acting, singing, and spiritual connections through reiki and other holistic mediums. A philanthropist from a young age, Kaitlin has helped create safe spaces for women all around the world and her focus now is using that experience to help women in Australia.

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