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Emma Turner


Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

  • Aged Care
  • Health
  • Government
  • Disability
  • Public Law
  • Royal Commissions
  • Statutory Interpretation
  • Government Law
  • Prosecutions
  • Discrimination and Human Rights

Emma has experience working in-house for government, statutory boards and health service providers.

Emma advises clients on legal compliance, risk management, policy and procedure development to support good governance and operations, statutory interpretation, good decision-making and procedural fairness, privacy and confidentiality, records keeping and access to information. Emma is also available to undertake investigations of incidents and resolution of complaints.


  • Advising on statutory interpretation, good decision-making and natural justice requirements, privacy, records keeping and access to information
  • Conducting legislative policy reviews, public consultation, and prepared cabinet documents and instructed on drafting of bills and instruments
  • Reviewing and developing policies and procedures for public sector governance and compliance including for public authorities compliance with the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006
  • Managing legal personnel, reviews, and projects across diverse regulatory areas
  • Conducting the investigation and resolution of complaints at local level


  • Chairperson, Australian Institute of Administrative Law
  • Member of the Russell Kennedy Diversity & Inclusion Committee
  • Russell Kennedy Senior Disability Champion