Opening Address, Monday 21st August
Prof Carmen Lawrence
Professorial Fellow, School of Psychological Science, University of Western Australia, Former Premier of Western Australia
We are delighted that Professor Carmen Lawrence has accepted our invitation to deliver the opening address at the conference. A well known political figure, serving at both State and Federal levels, Carmen began her political career as Member for Fremantle and was the first woman Premier and Treasurer of a State government. She has held various portfolios in government and opposition including in health, environment and industry. Her subsequent career in academia reflects her ongoing interest in social change.