general counsel

About us

The OGC acts only on behalf of the University and provides legal advice and services to senior management and staff on a broad range of legal issues. Generally, we cannot provide personal legal advice to University staff or students. We oversee the University’s broader strategic activities and advise internal clients about relevant legal developments. Under the Delegations of Authority Policy and Register, the OGC also manages the engagement of external lawyers on behalf of the University. All requests to engage external lawyers must be made through the OGC.

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For urgent matters or general inquiries, please contact us by phone or email:

3 Berry Street, North Sydney, NSW 2060
PO Box 968, North Sydney NSW 2059

T: +61 2 9739 2453
F: +61 2 9739 2619
E: ogc@acu.edu.au

Our team

Diane Barker, General Counsel and Director of Governance

Gina Georgiou, Deputy General Counsel

Dean McNamara, Senior Legal Counsel

George Psarakis, Practice Manager

Maria Stella (Mariela) Panopio, Administrative Officer

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