Our presenters

Our trainers at inTouch are here to help you understand and enhance your knowledge around family violence through a lens that centres supporting clients with migrant and refugee backgrounds. Our trainers are qualified with extensive experience in there respective backgrounds with a deep understanding of working with others and are look forward to meeting you at our next training.

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Dinar Tyas

Dinar brings ten years of direct service experience of working with CALD communities at InTouch. She’s coordinated Complex Case Support program responding to refugees and humanitarian entrants to Australia. She has contributed to a research with Assoc. Prof. Marie Segrave from Monash University on Temporary migration and Family Violence and previously worked at Dandenong Magistrate Court as the Family Violence Applicant Practitioner, assisting the Affected Family Members on an Intervention Order matter.

Lucia Prinzi

Lucia Prinzi has a Bachelor of Psychology and Masters of Business, she has extensive experiencing working with and advocating for women and children who have been subjected to family violence. Lucia works with InTouch Multicultural Centre against Family Violence, in a capacity building role.

Monaliza Bucud

Monaliza Bucud, known to many as Monet, is someone who has been advocating for social justice since she was 14 years old!  Her professional experience for more than 20 years is primarily around supporting women and children both in the Philippines and in Australia in different capacities like training, project management and case management. She has been working in Family violence organisations in Australia for more than 8 years. Monet is currently working as the Project worker for Rural and Regional Project at inTouch.

Nadine Hantke

Bachelor Social Work (Germany and Melbourne) Migrated from Germany to Australia in 2005. Trainer in cultural diversity, mental health and family violence for over 8 years. Experienced project coordinator in primary prevention of family violence within cultural diverse communities. Passionate and driven by providing training that is engaging and thought provoking.

Paola Bilbrough

Paola has 20 years’ experience in community development, education and training, working predominantly with refugee and migrant background young people and women on human rights and social justice issues.
 
Prior to working at inTouch, Paola’s roles included lecturing in International and Community Development at Victoria University and designing and delivering training for the state-wide Youth Referral and Independent Person Program.
 
Raising awareness of the impact of gender inequity and the importance of cultural humility has been integral to all of Paola’s work. She is passionate about contributing to systemic change that prioritises the diverse voices and needs of family violence victim survivors.

Roshan Bhandary

Roshan Bhandary commenced working at inTouch in 2008 and today she is the Executive Manager of Capacity Building and Projects. She has worked in the area of violence against women, social justice and community development for over 20 years locally and internationally.

She has a master’s degree in sustainable international development from the United States where she worked in the area of family violence and human trafficking for five years.

Being a migrant woman and from a culturally and linguistically diverse background herself, she brings a lot of experience and expertise in working with multicultural communities.

At inTouch, she has played a central role in the development of several innovative projects across the continuum of family violence. In August 2012, Roshan received the Empowering Monash Women Award in recognition of continuing commitment. In December 2015, she was inducted into Victorian Multicultural Honour Roll.

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