Marion provides legal, training and policy analysis skills for UNSW’s Gendered Violence & Organisations program. She practised as a lawyer for over 25 years and has worked in private practice and as the principal solicitor of a Community Legal Centre, primarily in the field of family law and violence against women and children. Marion was the executive officer of the NSW Violence Against Women and Children Law Reform Taskforce 1987 and has also been a part - time hearing commissioner for the Human Rights Commission of Australia. From 1995 to 2007, she was the Deputy President and a presiding member of the NSW Guardianship Tribunal which involved hearing many applications relating to adults with decision - making disabilities. Marion has an arts/law degree from Macquarie University, a Master of Arts in Women’s Studies from UNSW and a Certificate IV Training and Assessment. Marion tutored at UNSW Law for eight years and continues to work as a consultant and trainer for the NSW Health Education Centre Against Violence in addition to her work with UNSW’s Gendered Violence & Organisations stream.