Alison is a Gomeroi woman from the NSW floodplain fringe who recently completed a Bachelor of Arts and LLB at the University of Technology, Sydney. She was the 2015 National Law Student of the Year, 2011-2014 UTS Law Equity Scholarship recipient, and the 2015 Kuril Dhagun Indigenous Writing Fellowship recipient. She recently released a book called ‘Lemons in the Chicken Wire’.
Alison graduated with an LLM from Harvard in 2017. She was awarded the the Deans Scholar Prize for the Race, Gender and Criminal Law unit, which is awarded to LLM students in recognition of outstanding work in their first year international and comparative law courses.
Alison was a participant in the Aurora Indigenous Scholars International Study Tour in 2016, and you can read about her experiences on the Tour here.