Julie Macken

Julie Macken has worked for many years as a senior Writer with The Australian Financial Review. She was a consultant to then-shadow minister for the Environment, Peter Garrett before managing the traditional media for Greenpeace Australia Pacific. She was Director of Communications for the NSW Greens successful 2015 State election campaign and currently works as a Justice and Peace Facilitator at  the Justice and Peace Office of the Sydney Archdiocese. She has just finished her PhD into the question of why the Australian state treats asylum seekers as it does.


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