Alison Wannan


Alison is a lecturer in social research and policy and social work.  

Prior to joining UNSW as part time lecturer in 2019, Alison had over 3 decades experience working in human services. This ranged from working on community led projects in disadvantaged areas, to managing child protection, disability services and funding NGOs in Sydney to being a senior policy and program manager in community services and social housing.

Since 2014 Alison has been a Community Member of the Guardianship Division of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal      


Book Chapters
Meekosha H; Wannan A; Shuttleworth R, 2016, 'The politics of diversity in Australia: Extending the role of community practice', in Politics, Power and Community Development, pp. 139 - 157