Katrina Marson graduated from the Australian National University with a Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Laws (Honours) in 2012, and was named Student of the Year in 2013.


Now a criminal lawyer, Katrina has worked for the ACT Director of Public Prosecutions since 2013. She undertook a year’s secondment at Legal Aid ACT as a criminal defence lawyer, and in 2016 was named ACT Young Lawyer of the Year.


In 2018, Katrina was appointed Director of the ACT’s Child Abuse Royal Commission Criminal Justice Response Team – responsible for implementing the criminal justice recommendations of the Royal Commission into Institutional Reponses to Child Sexual Abuse in the Australian Capital Territory.


She has since returned to work in the Sexual Offences Unit at the ACT Director of Public Prosecutions. She also tutors in Criminal Law and Evidence Law at ANU.


Katrina sat on the Governance Committee of the Canberra Rape Crisis Centre between 2012 and 2017. She is now the Lead Researcher for Primary Prevention Projects at Rape and Sexual Assault Research and Advocacy, and in 2020 established the Relationships and Sex Education Alliance in the ACT.


She was awarded a Churchill Fellowship in 2018, and in 2019 travelled to Europe and North America researching the use of relationships and sex education to safeguard sexual wellbeing.

Project

The Peter Mitchell Churchill Fellowship to research new, practical and effective methods to prevent sexual violence through youth education

The Peter Mitchell Churchill Fellowship to research new, practical and effective methods to prevent sexual violence through youth education

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