Camilla Nelson is Associate Professor at the University of Notre Dame Australia and EG Whitlam Research Fellow at the Whitlam Institute within Western Sydney University. Camilla is interested in voice and representation and how this shapes outcomes for people. A former journalist, she has a Walkley Award for her work at the Sydney Morning Herald. Camilla's most recent books are Dangerous Ideas About Mothers (University of Western Australia Press) and Broken: Children, Parents and Family Courts (Black Inc/La Trobe University Press).
Her policy paper for the Whitlam Institute "They Thought it was Safe": Recognising Children's Rights as a Means of Ensuring Children's Safety in Australia's Family Law System can be found here: https://www.whitlam.org/publications/they-thought-it-was-safe and https://apo.org.au/sites/default/files/resource-files/2022-05/apo-nid318020.pdf.