Liana is a member of Victoria’s first ‘Victims Survivor Advisory Council’, the Ministerial Taskforce for the Prevention of Family Violence, the Industry Taskforce, Diversity & Intersectionality Working group and the Therapeutic Advisory Council.
She is passionate about education and is a highly sought after speaker, consultant and trainer.
She is the Chair for the Speaking Out Advocacy Committee (SOAC) at Women’s Health East, and a trainer with Women’s Health Victoria working with workplaces to better understand family violence and improve workplace policies and support for employees who are experiencing family violence.
Liana has partnered with Victoria Police to deliver training to 15,000 Victoria Police on family violence dynamics, which was mandatory for police officers up to Superintendent rank. The training delivered as e-learning modules has also been rolled out across the New Zealand Police Force.
She was part of the Victorian Government consultation with the UN Special Rapporteur for Women Dr. Dubravka Simonivic, to discuss the challenges of addressing family violence and achieving gender equality locally, nationally and globally.
- BA and Master (International law/Human Rights Law)
- Professional Development-
- Co-design, how to solve problems using human-centred design (Huddle Academy)
- Child Safe training
- Bystander effect training (qualified to deliver Bystander training in orgs)
- Gender analysis in orgs training (for orgs)