Rachael Barwick

Senior Solicitor, Women’s Homelessness Prevention Service

Rachael joined PIAC as the Senior Solicitor in the Women’s Homelessness Prevention Service in November 2023. In this role, Rachael works to improve the experience of women experiencing or at risk of homelessness by providing a trauma-informed legal service. Rachael manages a multi-disciplinary team and pro bono lawyers from external firms to provide a service that gives essential legal support and empowers women to understand their rights. 

Before joining PIAC, Rachael worked as the Managing Solicitor of the Youth Crime Team at the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency in Darwin, NT. Rachael has also worked as a solicitor for the NSW native title service provider NTSCORP Limited, the Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT) and the Environmental Defenders Office. 

Rachael holds a Bachelor of Laws and International Studies from Macquarie University.

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