Stephanie started her career in public law at a large firm, and for over a decade since, has worked in the community legal and consumer sectors, focusing on systemic and integrated service responses to family violence, mortgage stress and vulnerability. Steph sits on a broad range of industry and government advisory committees and boards.

Stephanie Tonkin

Chief Executive Officer


Stephen Nowicki

Director Legal Practice

Katia joined Consumer Action as a Litigation Solicitor in 2011. For three years, she worked in the role of Manager Legal Advice Services and worked a further three years in the role of Manager Impact Monitoring & Evaluation, conducting major service evaluations, supporting impact-led service design and delivery, and helping engender a culture of honest inquiry and learning. Trained as a lawyer and social worker, Katia has a passion for advancing fairness and inclusion and is honoured to lead our Financial Counselling Practice.

Katia Sanderson

Director Financial Counselling

Tania joined Consumer Action in 2022 after decades of experience advocating and driving social change and an extensive track record in delivering impact relating to industrial relations and employment law, human rights and discrimination law, family law and family violence legal and justice systems. Tania’s background is in legal, advocacy and dispute resolution. She has worked in a diverse range of organisations including NGOs, federal and state governments, trade unions and universities throughout Australia and the UK. Tania is a sensitive listener to her team and those around her. She has a strong history of using ‘positive disruption’ to successfully resolve complex, politically sensitive disputes and problems that exhibit volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity.

Tania Clarke

Director Policy & Campaigns

Su Joined CALC in 2020, when she was appointed to the role of Training Services Lead. She brings extensive experience as a community legal centre lawyer, university law lecturer and community radio broadcaster. She has undertaken post-graduate research in legal education and gender. Su has researched, published and presented on a variety of issues associated with law and disadvantage, clinical legal education, feminism and the legal system. These are her passions.

Su Robertson

Director Engagement & Learning

Nila Martin joined Consumer Action Law Centre in April 2011 as Finance Manager and looks after all finance, accounting, and payroll functions for the organisation. Nila (CGMA, ACMA) is a qualified Chartered Management Accountant. She is an associate member of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK) Nila has over 25 years’ experience in finance and accounting and has worked overseas as well.

Nila Martin

Finance Manager

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