Padma Raman PSM

Padma Raman PSM
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Chief Executive

Australian Human Rights Commission

Other degrees: LLM [Melbourne]

Padma Raman is the Executive Director of the Australian Human Rights Commission. She was previously the CEO of the Victorian Law Reform Commission for nearly a decade. During this time she oversaw major law reform projects on many important areas of social policy reform including: family violence; sexual assault; defences to homicide; access to reproductive technology; privacy; and property. 

  • Awarded a Public Service Medal (2018) for outstanding public service in leading significant cultural, technological and governance change at the Australian Human Rights Commission. 
  • Former member of the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission for five years. 

Padma Raman PSM

BA (Asian Studies)(Hons) ’94
LLB (Hons) ’94
GDLP ’95
Years at ANU
1991 to 1995

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