Gill Shaw

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Gill has extensive experience in evaluation, reporting performance frameworks and community development.

She has deep experience in the Indigenous sector, and has worked extensively on implementing and evaluating successful strategies to reduce the prevalence of petrol sniffing through the use of low aromatic fuel. Gill is adept at working in community environments to establish collaborative approaches to difficult problems.

Influential work

  • Co-designed the performance framework for the Primary Health Network with the Department of Health to measure outputs and outcomes
  • Evaluated the impact of low aromatic fuel on the incidence and prevalence of petrol sniffing in remote Indigenous communities, including collecting prevalence data across 84 remote Indigenous communities over ten years to establish an evidence base to continue the subsidisation of low aromatic fuel
  • Evaluated the impact of alcohol outlets in remote Aboriginal communities in the top end of the Northern Territory, including analysing alcohol-related effects of eight ‘social clubs’ and their management strategies for controlling alcohol-related harm
  • Reviewed the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation to develop more effective governance practices.

Outside of Nous

Prior to joining Nous Gill was a director at Bowchung Consulting for 20 years. She holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Health Education, a Master of Public Health and was previously a board member of the Drug and Alcohol Shelter in Alice Springs.

In her spare time...

Gill is a walker, bird watcher and gardener. She spends her weekends enjoying the environment and growing great vegetables.