Dr Anni

Dr. Anni Hine Moana

Lecturer - Master of Addictive Behaviours School of Medicine, Nursing and Public Health Turning Point


Dr.Anni Hine Moana is a lecturer in Addiction Studies at the Eastern Health Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Turning Point, Monash University.


Prior to commencing work as a Lecturer in Addictions at Monash, Anni taught in the School of Psychology and Public Health at La Trobe University and worked as research fellow in the Indigenous Health and Equity Unit at the University of Melbourne.

Anni ‘s doctoral study  ‘Looking at Our Own History Book: Exploring through the Stories of Australian Aboriginal Women the Relationship Between Shame and Problems with Alcohol’ was passed without amendments.

Anni has  a Masters in Counselling (Victoria University), a Graduate Diploma of Education (University of Melbourne) and a B.A. (Deakin).
She has also  trained in the provision of clinical supervision for counsellors  and psychotherapists (The Bouverie Centre).

She has an extensive background in Addictions, having worked for Turning Point and other Addiction and Community Health Services as a counsellor, clinical supervisor and educator.

Research Interest

  • Critical perspectives on alcohol and other drug use and addiction
  • Narrative approaches to working on problems with Addiction
  • Social and cultural contexts of addiction 
  • The relationship of problems with addiction to the impacts of racial discourse 

Contact Details

You can contact Anni at [email protected]