Rachel Moody

Senior Research Officer

Defence and Veteran Family Research

Rachel Moody is a Senior Research Officer. She works within the Defence and Veteran Family Research Team, and assists the Family Law, Family Violence and Elder Abuse Research Team.

Rachel was admitted to the Supreme Court of Western Australia in 2022, and she worked as a family law solicitor prior to joining AIFS. Alongside her legal practice, Rachel also developed experience undertaking socio-legal research. She examined and analysed family law jurisprudence and the family law system, with a particular focus on economic justice and family violence. Rachel presented some of her research findings, alongside Professor Robyn Carroll of the University of Western Australia, at the AIFS Conference in 2022.


  • Admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Western Australia
  • Practical Legal Training, College of Law
  • Juris Doctor, University of Western Australia
  • Bachelor of Arts (Law and Society) (Art History), University of Western Australia