Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Action Law Centre
Gerard is CEO of the Consumer Action Law Centre, an independent, not-for-profit consumer organisation based in Melbourne. Consumer Action provides financial counselling, legal advice and representation to support vulnerable and disadvantaged Victorians, and draws on its direct knowledge of the consumer experience in modern markets to pursue consumer interest campaigns and policy reform at both state and national levels.
Gerard is also the Chair of Consumers’ Federation of Australia, the peak body for consumer organisations in Australia, representing a diverse range of consumer groups, including most national consumer organisations.
Royal Commission Panel Session
Monday 2nd September, 2019: 1:30pm - 2:50pm
The long awaited Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of people with disability is now a reality and about to kick off. How do disability advocates best support their clients in this process? What can this sector learn from the past Royal commissions? In this session we will hear from advocates on the … Continued