Skip links and keyboard navigation

Emma Kill

Emma is passionate about social justice and the rights of people who use drugs.

With 15 years’ experience working in the community sector, Emma is a lecturer and social researcher at the University of the Sunshine Coast. She delivers the Tertiary Preparation Program, a preparation and pathway course helping students to gain entry to university. She also works with Indigenous populations in rural areas of Papua New Guinea on an economic development program.

Emma is the Vice President of the Queensland Injectors Health Network (QuIHN) management board and a former board member for Sunshine Coast Integrated Voice Action Association, a peer-based organisation for illicit drug users. She has both a practical and theoretical understanding of illicit drug use and its implications on users and the community.

Emma has also recently spent time abroad in both The Netherlands and Malaysia in international harm reduction programs and gaining an understanding of different international drug policies.

Last updated 12 July 2016

QMHC latest news

QMHC eNews – Issue 42
Commissioner’s Update New mental health commissioner I would like to take this opportunity to thank all our readers for their support for the Commission in its first four... Read more >

Inaugural Commissioner’s final speech
Lesley van Schoubroeck, Queensland Mental Health Commissioner July 2013 to June 2017. It’s been a while. 1969 I started teaching, that makes almost 48 years working in the... Read more >

Expression of interest: Stigma and discrimination
We are seeking proposals to undertake research into the impact of stigma and discrimination related to problematic alcohol and other drug use and perceptions of use on Aboriginal... Read more >