Elected staff member of RMIT Council
Term Concludes 1.8.22
Tricia McLaughlin is a nationally recognised scholar in the area of lifelong learning and pathways. She has extensive experience in the development of lifelong learning principles and their application in workplaces and educational settings. Tricia is an active researcher and has led a number of competitive national research grants in the scholarship of learning and teaching. She has won university and national teaching awards. Her research publications, including a number of books, span her discipline of construction project management and the scholarship of learning and teaching.
Prior to her role in academia, Tricia was employed by the Parliament of Victoria as Executive Officer and consultant to the Economic Development Committee of Victoria. She was the executive officer for the Parliamentary Inquiry into the Building Industry and was consultant to the Minister during the Security of Payments Public Hearings. She has worked in the Australian construction industry and held positions on the Industry Skills Council and construction industry associations for many years. Tricia was also employed as an advisor to the Federal Minister for Industrial Relations.
Acknowledgement of country
RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business. - Artwork created by Louisa Bloomer