Patricia Easteal

Patricia Easteal

Patricia Easteal

2010 Australian of the Year (ACT) |
Human rights advocate

Biogragrahy:

From:
ACT

Patricia Easteal AM, PhD, Law Professor at the University of Canberra, is an academic, author, advocate and activist. In 2010 she was awarded an Australian Honour ‘for service to the community, education and the law through promoting awareness and understanding of violence against women, discrimination and access to justice for minority groups.’ She was a finalist in Australian Human Rights awards in 2012. Her excellence in teaching has been recognized nationally in 2008 with an ALTC excellence