Our Secretariat Staff
Helen comes to ERA from the community legal sector, where she spent 10 years as a solicitor specialising in disability discrimination law, tenancy law and social security law. Helen has experience working in both front line legal service provision and law reform advocacy. She also worked on the NSW Law Reform Commission’s report into the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 as a paralegal and represented the National Association of Community Legal Centres in negotiations regarding the drafting of the Disability Rights Convention at the United Nations in Bangkok and New York in 2003.
Era project coordinator
Toni Hassan coordinates projects and policy for ERA. She brings to the role years of advocacy, communications management and multimedia journalism. Toni is committed to harvesting evidence and stories for social change and has won awards for her writing and her practice in visual arts.
Our Steering Group
Our Steering Group is elected annually from the ERA membership. It oversees the work of the secretariat and helps to develop our strategic direction.