16th Reintegration Puzzle Conference

Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
1-3 March 2023

Changing Seasons,
Changing Lives

Melanie Poole

See Your Change Consulting

The Justice Map was designed by See Your Change consulting Founder and Director Melanie Poole. Melanie has worked extensively with justice organisations in both Australia and globally, including with Change the Record, Australia’s only Aboriginal-led justice coalition, as Director of Policy, Strategy and Advocacy at the Federation of Community Legal Centres, community and with Just Leadership USA. She has also worked in senior roles within the trade union movement and as CARE’s United Nations global advocacy representative in New York. She is currently the Policy and Research Director at the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE), where she has driven FARE’s advocacy for preventing the criminalisation of people with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, and for improved cognitive screening, diagnosis and support within the child protection and justice systems.

Melanie holds a Masters of Public Administration from New York University, where she was the Anne Wexler – Fulbright Public Policy Scholar for 2013-2015, and Law and Political Science degrees from the Australian National University.