is currently the General Manager of the Residential tenancies Mandatory Conciliation Service with the Safety Consumer Protection Division. For the past 10 years, Trish has had primary responsibility for the review of and amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act 1987. Most recently, Trish is the officer responsible for the Residential Tenancies (COVID-19 Response) Act 2020 and before that the drafting of the Residential Tenancies Legislation Amendment (Family Violence) Act 2019.
Trish has a law degree and is admitted to practice in Western Australia. She also has a degree with Honours in Social Work and a Post Graduate qualification in Public Policy. Prior to working for the Department, Trish spent many years working in community legal centres in WA.