By sharing the knowledge and information I have gained over the past 23 years in this profession, I am able to give clients a pathway to stay focused on the future and connect them to services and professionals that can get them to that outcome.
As a woman and a mother myself, being involved in acting against domestic violence sends a message to my children, family and friends that I take this issue seriously and that as a community we need to each do what we can to stop domestic violence.
An act of kindness, no matter how small, is never wasted and makes a big difference to our community and the world. Volunteer work is impactful and rewarding as not only does it give you an opportunity to help someone in need, it also teaches you a lot and contributes to your personal growth as a lawyer and as a person.
Aunty Kath provides invaluable contributions to her organisation and the entire community legal sector as a Traditional Owner, a mother, grandmother, an Aunty, a sister, a niece, a teacher, colleague, mentor, university tutor and friend.
It's important to ensure that anyone is able to access legal services when they need it, irrespective of their financial circumstances. Community legal centres play an essential role in satisfying the community's need.
Having had a fulfilling career in the law, this is my way of contributing back to the community and helping to ensure that people can gain access a good lawyer and get the advice and help that they need.