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ADVOCACY & SOCIAL JUSTICE

Nyadol Nyuon

Nyadol Nyuon is a commercial litigator with Arnold Bloch Leibler and a community advocate.

Nyadol was born in a refugee camp in Itang, Ethiopia, and raised in Kakuma Refugee camp, Kenya. At eighteen, Nyadol moved to Australia as part of Australia’s refugee and humanitarian program. She has completed a Bachelor of Arts from Victoria University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Melbourne.

Outside her work, and through the experiences of her family and community, Nyadol has developed an interest in issues concerning human rights, multiculturalism, the settlement of refugees and those seeking asylum.

She has volunteered extensively in relation to these areas has worked with the Victoria Equal Opportunity and Human Right Commission, Judicial College of Victoria, Oxfam Australian, the Centre for African- Australian Women Issues and others.

She was also a board member of the African Think Tank, the Youth Steering Committee of the Federation of Ethnic Communities Council of Australia and the New Sudanese Youth Association.

In terms of advocacy, Nyadol has presented at various conferences and forums on issues impacting the settlement of African-Australians in Victoria and Australia in general. She regularly makes appearances on ABC’s The Drum.

In both 2011 and 2014, Nyadol was nominated as one of the hundred most influential African-Australians. She is currently a board member of the Melbourne University Social Equity Institute.


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