Prof. Helen Milroy

Prof. Helen Milroy

Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist & Winthrop Professor at the University of Western Australia

Professor Helen Milroy is a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist and Winthrop Professor at the University of Western Australia.

A descendant of the Palyku people of Western Australia's Pilbara region, she was a Commissioner for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

She studied medicine at the University of Western Australia and worked as a general practitioner and Consultant in Childhood Sexual Abuse at Princess Margaret Hospital for children for several years before completing specialist training in child and adolescent psychiatry.

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Added 21 May 2019

Prof. Helen Milroy

The 2019 Joan Kirner Social Justice Oration

How can we improve as a society if we avoid taboo topics of discussion? How can we improve as a society if our default is denial and disbelief? The wicked issues of our time will never go away until we as a society face them head on and pledge to address them. It's time to make some noise.

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