Gary Dickson was appointed the Research and Project Manager in February 2020, having held the position of Operations Administrator since August 2019.
Prior to PIJI he has worked at the Melbourne Social Equity Institute and the Centre for Advancing Journalism, University of Melbourne. He currently teaches journalism law and ethics at Monash University.
As a freelance writer and researcher he has developed a curriculum for teaching journalism students about family violence for Our Watch and contributed to Index on Censorship and the human rights magazine Right Now. He runs freepress.watch, a database of press freedom violations in Australia.
He holds a Master of Journalism from the University of Melbourne.