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    Professor Andrea Durbach

Andrea Durbach is Professor of Law at the University of New South Wales where she was Director of the Australian Human Rights Centre (2004 -2017). From 2011-2012, she was Deputy Sex Discrimination Commissioner at the Australian Human Rights Commission. Prior to her academic appointment, she was Executive Director of the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (1991-2004). Born and educated in South Africa, she was a political trial lawyer representing victims and opponents of apartheid. Andrea has undertaken major research and policy projects on the design of reparative mechanisms for members of the Stolen Generations and for Defence Force victims of sexual abuse, the capacity of courts and tribunals to implement ‘transformative’ reparations to combat gender violence post-conflict and more recently, the impact of university responses to sexual assault and harassment.