Anthea Banousis

Area of law:
Royal commissions and inquiries, Civil litigation and dispute resolution (including personal injury)

Anthea is a government lawyer who supports the State in responding to Royal Commissions and Inquiries. Her experience includes assisting the State by providing strategic advice on issues of public interest immunity, the scope of powers and privileges, and conducting rapid document reviews in high volume. Recently, Anthea has acted for the State of Victoria in response to the Yoorrook Justice Commission. 

In addition to her engagement with Royal Commissions and Inquiries, Anthea has worked on a range of other matters, including historical abuse claims by former wards of the State (both litigated and non-litigated). 

Anthea completed a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts (majoring in Modern Greek Studies) at La Trobe University. Anthea was a paralegal at the VGSO, supporting the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Branch. Prior to joining the VGSO, Anthea worked at the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal as a Bench Clerk.