Community Panel member

Appointed December 2019

Sam Drummond has dedicated his life to amplifying the voices of people who are marginalised in our community.

Sam grew up in Central Victoria and moved to Melbourne to pursue studies in law and philosophy.

He has worked as a trainer and producer in community, commercial and public radio, and can be heard on the airwaves on community station 3CR.

He has written on disability rights and other topics for a range of publications, including the Guardian, the Age, 10Daily, Junkee, SBS and the ABC.

After working in federal politics, Sam made the move to law. He currently practises as an equality lawyer, helping people who have been discriminated against within their workplace, their school or in other areas of their life.

Sam is a recovering marathon swimmer and has a growing vinyl record collection. He lives in Melbourne’s north with his partner and their baby daughter.