Dr Michael Walker

Dr Michael Walker has more than 20 years of experience in advocacy, mainly at the SDA trade union, where he previously collaborated with the JPO on campaigns about retail trading hours and penalty rates. Prior to that, Michael interned at the Chicago-based Shriver Center on Poverty Law, working on equitable access to public housing and … Continue reading Dr Michael Walker

Dr Robbie Lloyd

Dr Robbie Lloyd is a professional educator, mental health worker and reform agent in community health. He has worked for over 30 years in frontline community-based mental health and alcohol & other drugs support across Australia, in New Zealand, Indonesia and India. He has also been part of the Global Mental Health movement across Asia … Continue reading Dr Robbie Lloyd

Julie Macken

During the early 1990’s Julie wrote a number of documentaries including, Mary the story of Saint Mary MacKillop, The Business of Saint Making and Muslim Converts, before joining  The Australian Financial Review as a senior writer for over a decade.  From 2007 onward she worked with Federal Labor, the NSW Greens, United Voice (then the … Continue reading Julie Macken

Fr Peter Smith

Fr Peter Smith has been a priest of the Archdiocese of Sydney, Australia since 1985. He is the Promoter of Justice and Peace for the Archdiocese. Peter is also the Parish Priest of the inner city parish of St Columbas North Leichhardt and an adjunct of the University of Notre Dame, Sydney. Peter is the Co-editor … Continue reading Fr Peter Smith

Ruth Moraes

As a Research and Project Officer, Ruth is involved in establishing and supporting parish social justice groups to engage in charitable works and advocacy for vulnerable people in accordance with the social teachings of the Catholic Church. Among other advocacy initiatives Ruth has researched and drafted a several submissions to various state and federal government … Continue reading Ruth Moraes