Staff

  • Witt Church

    Outreach Support Officer

    Witt is an experienced social worker having been 6 years full time with Sisters Inside in Queensland as a full time youth support worker supporting young people impacted by criminalisation and incarceration and has most recently been a Therapeutic Family Violence Specialist at Drummond Street Services supporting trans and cis women, transgender and gender diverse people who have used violence in their intimate and family relationships.

    Witt brings extensive experience to the PAP team and will be ‘walking alongside’ our police accountability clients in this critical para-legal outreach position.

    The Outreach Support Officer is part of our Walking Alongside Program which has been funded by a grant from the Lord Mayors Charitable Foundation.

     

  • Tieea Jaya

    Police Accountability Solicitor / Clinical Supervisor

    Tieea has been a sole practitioner and and a Solicitor Advocate at the Victorian Aboriginal Service (VALS) for several years and previously was criminal lawyer at Papa Hughes Lawyers. Tieea has defended people from communities long targeted and treated prejudicially by police.  She is relentless when it comes to the rights of people and achieving fair and just outcomes.

    Tieea started at the Police Accountability Project in March 2019

  • Gregor Husper

    Principal Solicitor

    Gregor was a high-volume case worker at  FLemington Kensington Community Legal Centre for 14 years and was active part of the centre’s police shootings campaign in the early 1990’s and during the early beginnings of what was to become the Police Accountability Project.

    Since leaving the centre was Gregor has taken on numerous roles including principal lawyer positions at Justice Connect, the Consumer Action Law Centre and Brimbank Melton CLC and was most recently at Victoria Legal Aid where he established a new client service improving access to justice for people in prison.

    Gregor brings a wealth of experience in client-centred casework, strategic and collaborative advocacy and law reform and a lifelong commitment to social justice.

    Gregor returned to the legal centre as Principal Solicitor of the Police Accountability Project in January 2019.

  • Lauren Caulfield

    Advocacy & Law Reform Officer

    Lauren is a social justice and environmental activist and community organiser whose anti-violence work is focused at the intersections of interpersonal and state-sanctioned gender violence.  She works with the Flemington and Kensington Community Legal Centre’s Police Accountability Project and with the Abolitionist and Transformative Justice Centre.  She holds a Bachelor of Laws and was recipient of a Churchill Fellowship in 2014 for her research into community-based strategies to tackle gender violence.

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  • Deng Maleek Deng

    Peer Advocacy Coordinator

    Deng has worked at Flemington & Kensington Community Legal Centre (FKCLC) since August 2016. His work is aimed at redressing racial profiling and discriminatory policing of young people from Indigenous, ethnic and religious backgrounds in Victoria.

    Deng is also Director of Community Engagement at Democracy in Colour and has previously worked with Concern Australia in conjunction with Neighbourhood Justice Centre assisting young people in Juvenile Justice to end recidivism and breach of Court Orders and positively transit into the community. He was also part of the Atherton Garden’s Project’s Forum (Part of the Fitzroy Renewal Team).  He is in his final year studying Youth Work and Sport & Recreation Management at Victoria University.

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  • Anthony Kelly

    Executive Officer / Advocacy

    Anthony has over 25 years experience in human rights advocacy, strategic social justice campaigning and community development. Prior to joining the Flemington Kensington Community Legal Centre in early 2011, he was Coordinator of the Men’s Referral Service for 7 years, Policy Officer with the Federation of Community Legal Centres, and Training Coordinator with the Youth Referral and Independent Person Program (YRIPP).

    Anthony was co-founder of Peace Brigades International – Australia, an associate with the Change Agency and a campaigner, trainer and consultant with over 40 Australian and international social change campaigns.

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