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Louise Beard

Louise Beard joined APLA as its National Public Relations Manager in April, 2000. She holds degrees in Arts (Political Science) and Law, and a range of experience in the public and private sector in both Canberra and Sydney. This includes various legal and public affairs positions with the federal Department of Industrial Relations and Worksafe Australia; in commercial legal practice; and most recently in the trade union movement. Louise is completing a part-time Masters in Journalism at the University of Technology, Sydney, and has had a number of articles published as a freelancer.

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