Ms Maria Dimopoulos
Maria Dimopoulos is a nationally and internationally recognised expert specialising in the intersections of cultural diversity, gender equality and the law. As Managing Director at MyriaD Consultants she has had extensive experience in policy formulation for Government, research for social planning and in community education. Much of Maria’s work has been aimed at promoting and enhancing cultural diversity and gender informed approaches in the ongoing complex legal and political reform processes and in ensuring the meaningful inclusion of diverse voices and perspectives in those reform processes. She also continues to deliver judicial education programs across Australia.
Magistrate Anne Goldsbrough
Anne Goldsbrough has been a Victorian Magistrate since 1996. She has undertaken all areas of the court’s work at a number of Magistrates’ Court locations, including the Children’s Court. Anne was the Supervising Magistrate for Family Violence and Family Law from 2002-2007 and oversaw the development and introduction of the Courts’ specialist Family Violence Court Division. In 2009, Anne was appointed as a Part-Time Law Reform Commissioner for the Australian Law Reform Commission’s inquiry into family violence. She was appointed as the magistrate with responsibility for the Multicultural and Diversity Portfolio in 2011. She contributes regularly to ongoing legal and judicial professional development both inside and outside the court, and to a range of community information and education programs.
Ms Lillian Lesueur
Lillian Lesueur has been Chief Executive Officer at the National Judicial College of Australia since September 2016. She has extensive experience working with not-for-profit organisations involved with providing high quality educational program for both employees and senior school students. Prior to taking up her appointment with the College, Lillian was Executive Director of Australian Science Innovations, a not for profit organisation providing extension programs for high achieving secondary science students. Earlier in her career she was General Manager, ACT Region for the Australian Institute of Management, responsible for developing and delivering programs for managers and leaders in the ACT. Lillian has a degree in economics, a Diploma of Education, and a Master of Business Administration from the Australian Graduate School of Management. She is also a graduate of the Company Directors course delivered by Australian Institute of Company Directors.