She was previously chief of staff to Abbott as Leader of the Opposition.
She graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Melbourne with a concentration in constitutional law, politics and history in 1998.
At university Credlin resided at Newman College, won a number of prizes and awards, and was a member and national finalist of the 1995 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition Team.
After graduation, she was admitted as a barrister and solicitor in Victoria, and applied for a job as a political staffer with Liberal Senator Kay Patterson in 1999.
She obtained a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice with Distinction from the Australian National University (ANU) in 2010, where she won the ACT Law Society Prize for the top student of 2009.
She is currently completing a Master of Laws degree at the ANU.
Peta has expanded her many talents in becoming an author in her very rare spare time.
Her newly published book Peta Credlin “On Character”.
It outlines that character might seem like an old fashioned notion today but It brings to mind quaint virtues like loyalty, independence, fortitude, honesty and questions the idea of a person of good character disappeared in the era of personality politics, vaulting ambition, the cult of the celebrity and the obsession with the self(ie)?
Peta is available as professional presenter, but without question Peta as a keynote speaker, will deliver razor sharp political and inspiring, thought provoking talks, with no inhibitions in stating, in her own voice on matters close her heart being, gender equality, particularly the way women are treated in Corporate Australia and in Politics.
Peta Credlin will be a fascinating and impressive drawcard to your event