Our staff

Ruth Cairns
Ruth Cairns
Legal Counsel
Special skills / qualifications
Law and Economics degree from ANU
What did you do before AWC?
Legal and company secretarial roles at Wesfarmers and prior to that, legal roles at a number of law firms
Favourite animal protected by AWC
Bridled Nailtail Wallaby, Mala and Numbats.
Favourite place on an AWC sanctuary
Too many I still need to visit!
Top three animals you would like to see (or have seen) in the wild
Blue Whale
If you could visit any three places on the planet
Anywhere you can see the natural landscape to the horizon
Other interesting stuff
I spent several years in the Highlands of New Guinea when I was very young