Our Board

The Institute of Child Protection Studies Advisory Board comprises individuals from the ACU, the ACT Community Services Directorate, community services, the Australian Government, and external academic agencies.

Download the 2015 ICPS Annual Report (PDF, 2MB).

Board members

Michael De'Ath (Chair)

Director General
Community Services Directorate; ACT Government

Daryl Higgins (Executive)

Institute of Child Protection Studies

Patrick McArdle (Executive)

Dean of Canberra Campus
Australian Catholic University

Bev Orr

National President
Australian Foster Care Association

Emma Robertson

Youth Coalition of the ACT

Karen Wilson

Former Branch Manager
Children's Policy Branch, Department of Social Services, Australian Government

Adam Tomison

Former Director
Australian Institute of Criminology