Dr Sue Mutton is an inaugural member of the Substance Misuse Limestone Coast team and an Adjunct Researcher for the School of Justice and Society at the University of South Australia. Sue holds a Master’s of Social Work and a Doctorate of Philosophy from Monash University and is also a Registered Nurse specialising in Intellectual Disability.
Prior to retirement in 2018, Sue spent 14 years as the social work academic lecturer at the Mount Gambier’s UniSA campus. She has also held senior roles at community organisations, including the Limestone Coast Regional Domestic Violence Services and AC Care’s Homelessness Services and Riverland Respite Care Services. Her other employment experiences include owning a coffee shop and catering business, teaching people with disabilities at TAFE, managing a sheltered workshop for the intellectually disabled.
Sue was also integral to the establishment of the South East Legal Community Service, holding the roles of secretary, then chair for more than 20 years and remaining a member of the board until their closure in 2018.
Sue previously held the position of Chairperson of the SA Council to Homeless Persons, the convenor of the National Council to Homeless Persons Working Party on Housing Issues and was a member of the Coalition of DV Services of SA.