Marianne Dickie


Marianne currently works as immigration and complex case advisor to Senator Larissa Waters. From 2007 – 2016 she was the Sub Dean and Director of the Migration Law Program at the ANU College of Law. In 2016 she took up the position of Convenor for migration law in the LLM.  She continued her research holding the position of Visiting Fellow at the College of Law from 2018 – 2020. Marianne has a long history of working in migration starting her career as the migration advisor for the Australian Democrats. She established and ran a pro-bono migration advice clinic in the ACT from 2007 – 2018. Her work was recognised by the community of Canberra when she was nominated for the Australian of the Year. Marianne is completing her Doctorate in Professional Studies focused on creating an online community of practice for early career professionals. Marianne regularly contributes to public debate through media and opinion pieces for the ANU Crawford School of Public Policy.

Marianne is one of the General Editors for LexisNexis’s Immigration Review bulletin.

Awards & Recognition

2012 Honour roll; Australian of the Year Human Rights Advocate.


Migration Institute of Australia

Areas of expertise
Migration Law
Higher Education
Academic Qualifications
Currently completing Doctorate Professional Studies
Submission July 2020
Master of Higher Education ANU
Migration Agent Deakin Prime MIA
Professional Organisation
Senator Larissa Waters: immigration and complex case advisor