Outreach Support Worker
Ahmed Dini arrived in Australia at ten years old after enduring the challenges of living in a refugee camp. Ahmed has grown to become one of the most prominent leaders in Australia’s Somali community; supporting Somali migrants through initiatives that provide support and care to Somali families. Ahmed is an advocate in his community. Ahmed is the creator of the Australian Somali Football Association now known as United Through Football; promoting sport while mentoring under privileged young people and creating a more cohesive Somali community. The FSA is now the largest sporting event ever undertaken by the Somali/Horn of Africa community in Australia.
Ahmed was named Victoria’s Local Hero for 2012 and he continue to empower and create change in the African Australian community. He is co-founder of the @ubuntuprojectau and passionate about building the next generation of young leaders and creating positive and bright futures for African-Australians.
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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.
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Criminal Defence Solicitor
Taina is passionate about International Law with a focus on Human Rights and Criminal Law. As a dual French/American citizen, she completed her Law Degree and Master’s Degree with honours at the University Paris X (France) before obtaining an LLM at the University of Melbourne. After a brief passage at the UNODC tackling issues of white collar crime and corruption of domestic or foreign public officials, Taina has started her career as an Australian Lawyer specialised in criminal law for various private law firms. Today, Taina is advocating for systemic changes into policing practices through the Police Accountability Project. As a woman in crime, practising in a foreign country, she thrives with ensuring that her clients’ rights are protected at all time, and that each individual is treated with respect and professionalism.
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