Conference Advisory Group

The National Conference for the sector is from 22 to 23 March 2023 in Hobart (Nipaluna), Tasmania.

Community Legal Centres Australia has established a Conference Advisory Group (CAG) to help in the planning of the 2023 conference.  

The following persons are currently members of the CAG.

CLCs Australia

  • Tim Leach (CEO) 

  • Meg Houston (Capacity Building Manager)

  • Liz Wells (Capacity Building Coordinator)

  • Emily Hamilton (Policy and Advocacy Advisor) 

  • Laura Barter (Operations Officer)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s Network

  • Bobbi Murray (Network Convenor), (First Nations Cadetship Administrator) - Community Legal Centres NSW


  • Jane Hutchinson (Director) - Hobart Community Legal Service

  • Ben Bartl (Principal Solicitor) - Tenants Union of Tasmania


  • Stella Maynard (Media & Communications Officer) - Community Legal Centres NSW

  • Zachary Armytage (Aboriginal Legal Access Program Coordinator) - Community Legal Centres NSW


  • Leah Lane (Communications Coordinator) - Community Legal Centres QLD


  • Gabby Talmadge (Training Coordinator) - Federation of Community Legal Centres


  • Siobhan Mackay (Chief Executive Officer) - Katherine Womens Information & Legal Service 


  • Sarah Patterson (Chief Executive Officer) - Gosnells Community Legal Centre