EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Carolyn Stuart EXECUTIVE OFFICER  

Naomi Anderson

PRINCIPAL SOLICITOR

Naomi Anderson PRINCIPAL SOLICITOR

Sue Wolter

DISABILITY ROYAL COMMISSION ADVOCATE

Sue works part-time and is assisting people to prepare their submissions to the Disability Royal Commission. Sue has been a member of the team since 1993.

ADMINISTRATION WORKER

Viv works part-time and provides administration support for the team. Viv has worked at Villamanta since 1997.

Darrell Harding

ACCOUNTS ADMINISTRATOR

Darrell is our Accounts Administrator. He works part time and is also responsible for personnel.

Mae Mactier

Mae provides legal advice, casework and subsequent court and tribunal representation to people who have a disability related legal or justice issue. Mae has experience in the community sector and has a great interest in disability justice issues and human rights law.

Elise joined Villamanta in 2019 while completing her legal studies. Now a lawyer, Elise provides legal advice, casework and subsequent court and tribunal representation for people with disability related justice issues. She has done a lot of work for NDIS access matters and she is very passionate about human rights.

Sharnee Crain

PARALEGAL

Sharnee is a paralegal, providing administrative support to our legal team and answering calls to our Telephone Advice Service

Baxter Lyons

DISABILITY ROYAL COMMISSION ADVOCATE

Baxter assists clients with preparing submissions to the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability. He is passionate about helping to secure a brighter future for human rights in Australia.

Melanie Perkins Melanie provides legal advice, casework and subsequent court and tribunal representation to people who have a disability related legal or justice issue.

Our student assistants

Villamanta provides professional experience placements to law students, particularly those from Deakin University. This increases Villamanta’s capacity to assist our clients and to make available through this site information about legal and justice related aspects of disability issues.

Our volunteers

Villamanta is assisted greatly by its volunteer workers and by lawyers in private practice who provide our clients and ourselves with pro bono advice and support. They are an important part of Villamanta’s operation; without them, our ability to assist our clients would be significantly diminished.

 

NOTE: WE ARE NOT CURRENTLY TAKING NEW REQUESTS TO VOLUNTEER.  WE WILL UPDATE THIS INFORMATION WHEN THIS CHANGES.

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Villamanta encourages anyone who supports its aims, in particular people who have a disability, to become members of the Service

It does not cost anything to become a member. Members have the right and power to have a say about the work Villamanta does.