Emma Gierschick OAM
Emma Gierschick OAM is tenacious & resilient. She speaks from the heart with confidence, raw honesty, insight & humour.
A recognised leader in the field of Natural Medicine, Emma switched focus lobbying State & Federal MP’s, Ministers & Commissioners to highlight the vulnerabilities of children with a disability facing family violence & the legal system. Her work led to being awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 2021.
Emma has been the mum or step mum to six children, three of which have a permanent disability along with a case management background caring for children in out of home care.
A survivor of extreme family violence & legal abuse, Emma successfully navigated 10 years of litigation, in the FCC, & Magistrates courts, granted sole custody & parental responsibility, VOCAT recognition for herself & her daughter & a 40yr IVO, all while simultaneously fighting breast cancer.
Emma has been appointed to multiple Government panels as an expert advisor regarding family violence, diversity & inclusion, mental health issues or Government health reviews & has featured across all streams of media. She has been extensively published in multiple National & International magazines, Journals, Government reports, books or publications & has presented at numerous conferences & events around Australia & Internationally.
Emma welcomes connections via Linked in or can be contacted direct on 0407 217 027, or via email Emma@7keys2freedom.com