Her role as the Principal Consultant, Ethico-Legal Reform for the South Australian Government entailed developing, reviewing and proposing amendments to policy and legislation at State and Commonwealth levels in ethically complex areas. Dr Murray has represented the SA government on national Health Ministers’ policy advisory groups in areas such as genetics, privacy, autopsies, organ donation, assisted reproductive technology, surrogacy, human cloning and embryo research. She has served as a Director on state and national health, bioethics and education boards, presented at bioethics conferences and been an active member of state and national bioethics organisations, including being elected as the inaugural Secretary of the Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law.
Dr Murray is active in women's policy at state, national and international levels, having served on the South Australian Women's Advisory Council and one of the Commonwealth’s Women's Secretariats, and as a Trustee on the SA Women's Trust. She has served at national and international levels as a Director on the Executive of BPW, a supportive network which advocates for business and professional women at the United Nations and to national governments, and has presented workshops around the world on organisational management and governance.
Dr Murray applies her experience and expertise in researching and developing health policy and her national work proposing and developing ethical guidelines for Health Ministers and the NHMRC Health Ethics Committee to her teaching in the Health Management MBA.
Dr Murray also delivers a series of workshops on influential authentic leadership, entrepreneurship and values-based decision-making in the women's empowerment fellowships offered to leading Asian women by the Gender Consortium at Flinders. This is informed by her ethics background and her international experience in women's policy. She has previously delivered similar workshops for the Leadership Institute of SA and the Dept of the Professions, University of Adelaide.
Member of the Royal Adelaide Hospital Clinical Treatment Ethics Committee
Secretary, Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law
Executive Secretary, BPW Australia 2013-2016
Executive Secretary BPW International 2008-2011
Membership of various health and education boards
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