SAMANTHA KLINTWORTH

Human rights defender and National Director of Amnesty International Australia

As a long term passionate, dedicated human rights defender; and National Director of Amnesty International Australia since 2019, Sam has been resolute in advocating on a local, national and international scale. With a career spanning 30 years predominantly in the community, and not for profit sector, qualifications including Bachelor of Laws and MBA, and certification as a Psychologist, Sam has used her expertise to actively champion better governance and policy, improve service delivery, and challenge injustice with a particular focus on vulnerable and disadvantaged individuals and communities. Sam is passionate about Children's rights, and has significant experience in the child and family sector.

Panelist: Accountability to the Child's Voice, Oct 28

As gatekeepers to children’s play, how do we honour the child’s voice? What are the important considerations if we are going to consult children? Facilitated by Michelle Lucas, Director of Logan Together.

Panellists: Aunty Faith – Gunya Meta, Logan Parent – Michelle Christensen, Bruce Hurst – Researcher, Daniel Patava – YMCA, Logan Youth Parliament Member, Australian Institute of Play Director – Jordan Hill

SAMANTHA KLINTWORTH