Maree O'Halloran is the President of the NSW Teachers Federation. Her teaching career spans city and country schools. She has also spent two years teaching in TAFE and Corrective Services. Maree has been a Federation Industrial Officer and Senior Vice President. She has also practiced as a solicitor for teachers.
Thank you, thank you very much for the introduction. I acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation who are the traditional owners of this land and thank you very much for the opportunity to give this 3rd Juanita Nielsen Lecture.