Linda Briskman is a social worker and human rights activist. She is Professor of Human Rights at the Institute for Social Research at Swinburne University of Technology. Â
For more than 30 years, she has worked in partnership with Indigenous communities in Australia in direct practice, policy, research and advocacy. As well as a commitment to the rights of Australiaâ€™s first peoples, Linda advocates for the most recent arrivals â€“ asylum seekers who have been detained in Australiaâ€™s immigration detention centres.
Linda writes and conducts research on groups whose rights continue to be violated.