In my words.

By Helen Kapalos

An accomplished journalist, presenter, executive producer and filmmaker, Helen Kapalos began at the VMC in 2015, leading a team of 12 Commissioners to champion the full participation of all people in all aspects of Victorian life, promoting community harmony, respect and unity.

Helen’s successful media career as an award-winning journalist has included working for all three Australian commercial television networks as well as the two public broadcasters. In 2015, prior to joining the Commission she directed and produced a feature-length documentary ‘A Life of Its Own’, on the Medicinal Cannabis debate which has aired on SBS Television and is one of a handful of Australian-produced documentaries acquired by Netflix.

Helen is also a Director with the Usman Khawaja Foundation which promotes the active participation of youth from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities.