Moira Rayner is a New Zealand-born, Australian-based barrister and human rights advocate. Moira has had an illustrious career as a lawyer, including appointments as Commissioner of the Law Reform Commission of Western Australia, Commissioner for Equal Opportunity, Victoria and Director of the office of Children’s Rights Commissioner for the city of London, UK.
Moira used her time in her official positions and as an author and activist, to address issues and support campaigns for the rights of women in society and the rights of children in the legal system. Many of her activities in these spheres have been innovative and thus publicly and politically controversial. Myra also holds several academic positions at Australian universities as lecturer, adjunct professor and deputy director.