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Dr Hannah McGlade, Senior Indigenous Research Fellow Curtin University, Member of the Medical Board of Australia and Member of UN Permanent Forum for Indigenous Issues

Dr Hannah McGlade, Senior Indigenous Research Fellow Curtin University, Member of the Medical Board of Australia and Member of UN Permanent Forum for Indigenous Issues

Dr Hannah McGlade is a Noongar woman from Western Australia and her career has focused on justice for Aboriginal people, race discrimination law and practice, Aboriginal women and children, family violence and sexual assault.

Dr McGlade has been a researcher, published writer and conference speaker and has held a range of professional positions that required her legal training and specific expertise in Aboriginal women and children’s issues. Her advocacy and human rights work includes the international sphere at the United Nations.

Currently Dr McGlade is a Senior Indigenous Research Fellow at Curtin University and an Advisor to the Noongar Council for Family Safety and Wellbeing. Dr McGlade is also a member of the UN Permanent Forum for Indigenous Issues, Western Australia Mental Health Tribunal and the Medical Board of Australia.