The Centre is governed by a board of management. The board members are elected by members at an Annual General Meeting. Women’s Legal Centre membership is open to women and organisations that support the objects of the Centre and are approved by the Committee.

If you are interested in assisting the Centre by being on the management committee, please contact Executive Director Kath Taplin at ktaplin [at]

Annual Reports

The Women’s Legal Centre publishes annual reports with information about activities and programs run in the last year, statistics on the types of legal work performed, and the Centre’s financial statements. Contact us for hard copies, or click here for a list of PDF copies. 

Board Members

(Correct as of November 2016)

Chairperson                                  Julie Dobinson

Deputy Chair                                 Nerida Gill

Secretary                                       Juliette Ford


Member                                          Lois Fordham

Member                                          Lauren Haywood

Young Woman Observer          Loren Ovens



Hilary Charlesworth

Hon Elizabeth Evatt