Anika Stobart is an Associate at Grattan Institute. She advocates for evidence-based reform on social, health, economic, and environmental issues, and has experience working in government and not-for-profit organisations.
In her time with the Health and Aged Care Program at Grattan, Anika has co-authored reports on climate change and health, COVID-19 policy, and aged care. She has appeared on Grattan webinars, in the media, presented to the US Medicare for All Congressional Caucus about Australia’s experience with COVID-19, and published two journal articles.
Anika previously worked in public policy at the Commonwealth Department of Agriculture, Water, and the Environment, on innovation, productivity, animal welfare, sustainability, water, and agricultural workforce issues. She participated in the World Organisation for Animal Health conference in Paris in 2019, to discuss Australia’s policies on animal welfare.
Anika holds a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) and a Bachelor of Science from Monash University. She completed part of her law degree on exchange at Free University Berlin, studying in German. She also holds a Diploma of Project Management (Cert IV).
What should be in Victoria’s school reopening plan
It must outline a clear timetable, ensure schools are as safe as possible, and provide confidence that children will be able to be vaccinated as soon as possible.