Matthew Keeley

Matthew Keeley is the Director of Youth Law Australia at UNSW Law. He is a solicitor, public advocate and researcher whose interests include children’s law, disability law, human rights, cyberlaw, human services law and government (administrative) law. Matthew spent his early career as a lawyer and manager across private, government and non-governmental legal practices including at the then Northern Territory Department of Law, Queensland Advocacy Inc. and People with Disability Australia. Prior to leading Youth Law Australia, Matthew was Director of Legal Services at the then NSW Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care. In his current role, Matthew leads and participates in research in the areas of child protection and cybersafety, amongst others. Matthew also leads projects at the intersection of law, technology and innovation and seeks to explore how low cost, high impact technology and service design may be used to enhance access to legal solutions.

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