Our Secretariat

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Helen Dalley-Fisher


Email: era@ywca.org.au
Phone: 02 6230 5152

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.

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Hannah Gissane


Email: era.projects@ywca.org.au
Phone: 02 6230 5152

Hannah comes to the Equality Rights Alliance after a four year term on Lake Macquarie City Council. While on Council, Hannah ensured gender diversity was included as a key performance indicator for the organisation and worked to mandate affordable housing provisions in new residential development. She holds a double degree in Communications and Law.

Elizabeth Phillips

Administrative Assistant

Email: era.admin@ywca.org.au
Phone: 02 6175 9988

Liz brings ten years of administrative experience to the ERA team, predominantly from a legal administration background. She has recently returned to ERA after taking a few years to stay at home with her young daughters in country NSW, but remains an active member of her local community. Liz is thrilled to be back at ERA and surrounded by an inspiring, diverse group of women working to improve the lives of all women in Australia.

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