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Libby Lloyd

Libby Lloyd
Australian Institute for International Affairs

Internationally Libby has worked with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Indonesia and Iraq, in Australia with the Commonwealth Public Service mostly in the area of refugees and with a range of NGOs.

Libby was a co-founder and board member of the White Ribbon Foundation in Australia (2003-13) and has been a key adviser on domestic and family violence policy to successive Australian governments as: Chair of the National Council to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children which delivered Time for Action – the National Council’s Plan to Reduce violence against Women and their Children to the then Prime Minister (2008-9); Chair of the (Commonwealth’s) Violence against Women Advisory Group (2009-11);  member of the National Plan Implementation Panel (2011-14). Libby was President of UNIFEM Australia (2002-05), a member of Immigration’s Ministerial Advisory Council for Asylum Seekers and Detention (MCASD, 2008-2015), member DFAT’s Council for Australian Arab Relations (CAAR, 2008-2011).  

Currently Libby is Patron of the Gold Coast Centre Against Sexual Violence (2010-); Patron of the Indigo Foundation (2006-), Chair of the Research Fund Management Committee of the Australian National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety (ANROWS 2015-); Council member Australian Institute of International Affairs, ACT (2015-), Board member of the Canberra Men’s Centre (2015-), BoardLinks Champion to increase women’s representation on government and private sector boards (2015-), Board member Red Rose Foundation (2016-), Board member Security and Health Executive Leadership Institute (SAHELI) 2016-, Board Member Prevent and Protect Pty Ltd (2016-).