General Information

This Media Experts Guide is designed to be a quick reference guide to the expertise at Deakin University. It is a comprehensive, but not exhaustive, guide to academic staff willing to be contacted by the media.

If you are seeking comment on an area not listed, please contact any of the Media Relations staff listed below:

Glen Atwell,
Media and Corporate Affairs Manager
Tel 03 9246 8221 Mobile 0428 597 468

Mandi O'Garretty,
Senior Media Coordinator
Tel 03 5227 2776 Mobile 0418 361 890
Portfolio: Health and Business and Law

Rebecca Tucker,
Senior Media Coordinator
Tel 03 5227 8568 Mobile 0418 979 134
Portfolio: Science, Engineering and Built Environment

Katie Thompson,
Media Coordinator
Tel 03 9244 5256
Portfolio: Arts and Education

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