Brigitte is admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the High Court.
She has over a decade of experience working in politics across Australia and New Zealand. She has a Bachelor of Law from Victoria University, a Masters of Law from the Australian National University, and a Graduate Certificate in Counter-Terrorism from Interdisciplinary Center (Israel).
Brigitte spent three years providing political and media advice to the Embassy of Israel in Australia, whilst dealing with a number of high profile events. She worked as a Senior Advisor in state politics and worked on a number of Australian state and federal election campaigns. Brigitte was a Chief of Staff to an Australian Senator, before returning home to be the Senior Ministerial Advisor to the Minister of Education in the last National Government.
She has worked extensively with clients in the private sector to help them establish and maintain relationships with government, lobby on important issues, and drive campaigns to raise public interest. Brigitte particularly enjoys working with grassroots and member based organisations.
Brigitte has extensive knowledge of law making processes, how to best utilise the Official Information Act, and how to coordinate public interest campaigns across multiple channels.
Senior Consultant Brigitte Morten joined Nine to Noon for the last week in politics panel of 2021.
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Senior Consultant Brigitte Morten was asked to write for the Law Society's magazine, LawTalk on the challenges in Justice facing the Labour Government.
In her piece, she stated that there are unlikely to be any surprises in the 53rd Parliament when it comes to justice reform. At least if the manifesto commitments and ministerial appointments are anything to go by. And the appointment of Kris Faafoi to the justice portfolio was not predicted but signaled the Prime Minister was after a safe pair of hands.
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