Speaker: Kath Cooney

Kath Cooney
Kath Cooney

Kath Cooney is a Social Worker at Foundation House (The Victoria Foundation for Survivors of Torture), and is currently working on a number of innovative projects with newly arrived refugee communities.

Kath has previously worked in both metro and rural/regional Victoria as a Secondary School Maths Teacher, a School Social Worker, and a Manager with Kids Help Line. Working with young people who have arrived in Australia from refugee backgrounds enables her to extend her interest in social justice and a rights-based approach to education.