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ANROWS National Research Conference on Violence Against Women
ANROWS National Research Conference on Violence Against Women
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Liana Buchanan

Principal Commissioner and part-time Commissioner - Commissioner for Children and Commissioner of the Victorian Law Reform Commission, Victoria


Professional Bio

Liana has served as principal commissioner since April 2016. As principal commissioner, she is responsible for oversighting services for vulnerable children and young people; regulating organisations that work with children; and promoting the rights, interests and wellbeing of children and young people in Victoria.

Liana has a background in oversight and system reform for people experiencing disadvantage and those affected by family and sexual violence. Her previous roles include Women’s Legal Service lawyer, director of the Office of Correctional Services Review and CEO of the Federation of Community Legal Centres.