Meg joined the Voiceless Team in 2017 in the new role of Animal Law & Education Manager. She holds a PhD in law and has over ten years of tertiary teaching experience. In addition to her role with Voiceless, Meg is an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Tasmania, co-ordinating their ‘Animal Law’ unit.
Meg has held positions with various animal law organisations, including the Animal Law Institute (former Director of Education), the Barristers Animal Welfare Panel (former National Co-Ordinator & Tasmanian Co-Ordinator) and the Australian Animal Protection Law Journal. She was the inaugural recipient of the RSPCA Australia Sybil Emslie Animal Law Scholarship.
Prior to joining Voiceless, Meg was a Voiceless Grant Recipient (to run Tasmania’s first animal law conference), member of the Voiceless Legal Advisory Council and a regular speaker in the Voiceless Animal Law Lecture Series. She has had a lifelong passion for animal protection, and believes in the power of the law and education to help improve the welfare and protection of Australia’s animals.