Sue Moore is a social work practitioner, educator, researcher, and human services leader.  She has worked across State, Territory, and Australian Government Departments with a specific focus on children, families, and communities with a specific professional focus on regional and remote populations.

Sue's professional experience has been scaffolded by an ongoing commitment to postgraduate studies, bringing a unique blend of a contemporary, evidence-informed approach to practice and leadership. 

With a strong commitment to social justice through critical thinking and innovative service design, Sue's approach to complex social challenges examines the strengths of individuals, families, and community networks in conjunction with formal service systems, legislation, and policy to redefine problems and their solutions. 

Through her current role as Social Worker Lecture at JCU, Sue is committed to establishing and supporting pathways through education and research to ensure social work and human services graduates contribute to transformative, innovative, and generational social change.  

  • WS1006: Foundations of Social Work (Level 1; TSV)
  • WS1008: Social Policy and Social Work (Level 1; TSV)
  • WS2513: Community Work (Level 2; TSV)
  • WS5611: Professional Development for Social Work Practice (Level 5; TSV)
  • Counselling child and adult survivors of sexual assault
  • Human Services worker professional supervision
  • Child sexual abuse prevention, intervention and recovery
  • Community capacity building for addressing complex social challenges
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community - led solutions
  • The role of family and social networks in mental health care
  • Social Work skills development within BSW and MSW (PQ)
  • Community Work
  • 2020 to 2023 - Honarary Fellow, Menzies School of Health Research (Darwin, NT)
  • 2020 to 2022 - Director, Child Safety, Northern Territory Government (Darwin, NT)
  • 2013 to 2020 - Snr Lecturer, Social Work, Charles Darwin University (Darwin, NT)
  • 2011 to 2012 - Executive Director, Care and Protection Policy and Program Development, Northern Territory Government (Darwin, NT)
  • 2006 to 2011 - Snr Social Worker, A/Business Manager, Social Work, Australian Government, Centrelink (Darwin, NT)
  • 2000 to 2006 - Counsellor, Coordinator and Manager Sexual Assault Referral Centre, Northern Territory Government (Darwin, NT)
  • 1996 to 2000 - Family Court Counsellor, Family Court of Australia (Darwin, NT)
  • 1993 to 1996 - Social Worker, Community Development, Australian Defence Force Family Liaison Service (Darwin, NT)
  • 1989 to 1993 - Snr Social Worker, Child Protection and Out of Home Care, Western Australian Government (Karratha/West Pilbara, WA)
  • 1986 to 1989 - District Officer, Child Protection, NSW Government (Sydney, NSW)
  • 2020 - Fellowship UK Higher Education Academy
  • 2020 to 2023 - Honorary Fellow, Menzies School of Health Research
  • 2015 to 2022 - Scholarship Part time PhD Candidature, Charles Sturt University

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