Dr John Chesterman is Victoria’s Deputy Public Advocate. He is a trained lawyer and prior to joining the Office of the Public Advocate he lectured in politics for more than eight years at the University of Melbourne. He has written a number of books, including (as co-author) The Politics of Human Rights in Australia (Cambridge University Press).
In his time at the Office of the Public Advocate John has travelled as a Churchill Fellow to the US, Canada and the UK, where he examined a variety of adult protection systems.
At NEAC 2019 John will speak at: