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Naomi is a Senior Lecturer in Social Work in the School of Arts and Humanities.
Naomi is a social worker, social justice and environmental activist, and feminist participatory action researcher from the rural community of Margaret River, Western Australia. She has 16 years of community development and social research experience in Australia and internationally in areas such as gender justice, Aboriginal family violence prevention, youth development, education advocacy, poverty alleviation, homelessness and affordable housing, sexual exploitation of women, environmental activism and the gendered impacts of climate change. She has worked in in grassroots rural community organisations, local government, international development organisations such as Oxfam Australia and International Women’s Development Agency, and universities including Monash University and ECU. Sher countries of work experience include Australia, Peru, United States, Honduras, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea, India and Thailand. Naomi has participated in over 250 radio, print and television interviews regarding rural social justice and environment issues. In addition to her role at ECU, Naomi is an a elected Councillor to the Shire of Augusta Margaret River. She is also an Adjunct Research Fellow at Monash University and regularly provides guest lectures on international development and feminist participatory action research. Naomi is co-chair of the national Women’s Climate Justice Collective and chair of Just Home Margaret River Inc.
Title: Climate Justice and the WA Community Sector
Funding: $1,660 from SAH internal funds.
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