OAM, MLB., GD.FMenH., GD.LPrac., BSocWk
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
- Human rights activist, Lawyer, Legal practitioner, Manager and Solicitor
Debbie Kilroy OAM is a former prisoner, qualified social worker and practising lawyer. Debbie spent much of her teens in youth prisons, and several years in adult women's prisons, in Queensland. Since its establishment in the 1990s, she has led Sisters Inside Inc, an organisation that advocates for the human rights of criminalised women in Queensland. She was admitted as a Legal Practitioner in Queensland in 2007 - the first former prisoner to achieve this.
Please click 'Details' below to read an essay written bu Suzi Quixley about Debbie Kilroy for the Trailblazing Women and the Law Project.