ACICIS Secretariat Coordinator
John McMaster joined the ACICIS team as a Secretariat Officer in Perth in January 2016. John has a double bachelor’s degree in Law and Arts (majoring in Security, Terrorism, and Counter-terrorism) from Murdoch University. John was appointed Secretariat Coordinator in 2019.
He is passionate about global politics, trade, and development, and follows Australia’s political process closely. John visited Yogyakarta in 2015 as part of ACICIS Semester 40 on the Indonesian Business, Law, and Society program at Universitas Islam Indonesia (UII). His studies focused on Islamic philosophy as well as criminal and human rights law in Indonesia in the post-Suharto period. As a part of this program, John enrolled in an internship with LKBH, a UII sponsored legal aid organisation that focused on providing legal resources and support to underprivileged Indonesians left behind by the Indonesian justice system