Lisa Button

Expertise: Forced migration, Refugee settlement, Labour exploitation and trafficking

Lisa is currently the CEO of Community Refugee Sponsorship Australia having previously worked in refugee law and policy for more than a decade with organisations such as the Centre for Policy Development, Save the Children and Refugee Legal.  Lisa is a member of the Settlement Advisory Council which advises the Australian Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs on the settlement of refugees in Australia. She began her career as a commercial lawyer and holds a Masters in Public and International Law in addition to her BA/LLB(Hons) from the University of Melbourne.  She lives in Melbourne and is the proud mum of three boys.


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