Staff Information

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Consultant
Pronouns
he/him
Location
Naarm (Melbourne)
michael.moriarty [at] lirata.com

Michael joined Lirata in early 2024, having worked in community service organisations, tertiary education and government. Immediately prior to joining Lirata Michael designed and conducted evaluations within the Victorian Department of Jobs, Skills, Industry and Regions, across multiple program areas.

Originally working in advocacy and welfare, Michael embarked on a career in program evaluation and research during completion of his Masters in the early 2000s. He has since completed evaluation projects and research activities spanning alcohol & other drugs, mental health, disability, the criminal justice system, sustainability, emergency services and tertiary education. Organisations he has worked with include the Australian Drug Foundation, Swinburne and Melbourne universities, Sustainability Victoria, the Australian Community Support Organisation, the Brotherhood of St Laurence and the National Disability Insurance Agency.

Key areas of Michael’s work include MEL plans and frameworks and creation of program logic models, along with data collection, analysis and reporting. Particular interests of Michael's include: the lived experience of service users, sustainability and the environment and equality.

Qualifications

2008 Master of Assessment & Evaluation, University of Melbourne
2000 Graduate Diploma of Applied Science (social statistics), Swinburne University
2000 Bachelor of Arts (psychology, philosophy), University of Melbourne

Affiliations

Member: Australian Evaluation Society

Key service areas

Specialisations

Activities

Evaluation
Monitoring, evaluation & learning design
Impact measurement
Data systems and reporting
Research
Program review
Submission writing
Advocacy
MEL mentoring

Sectors

Alcohol and other drug
Child, youth and family
Disability
Education and training
Environment
Housing and homelessness
Mental health

Population groups

Children
People with disability
Refugees & culturally diverse groups
Socio-economically disadvantaged groups
Young people

Working with Lirata

- current