Policy Officer from Intouch
Ela Stewart has been the Policy Officer at inTouch since March 2019. In this role, Ela focuses on advocacy, research, analysis, consultation, and the development of responses to emerging policy issues that impact migrant and refugee communities in the area of family violence. She represents inTouch at a range of state-based and national networks and working groups. Prior to this role, Ela worked in the community legal sector coordinating social policy initiatives as well as developing and implementing community education programs, focusing specifically on access to justice for hard-to-reach communities. Ela also has a background in the tertiary education sector, having worked as a researcher and teacher in politics and history at Monash University.