Shillar is a Registered Psychiatric Nurse who has worked across the public and private health care sectors. Her passion is to promote emotional well- being and positive mental health of clients and families.
During her term as the President of the Zimbabwean community in 2013-2015, Shillar ‘s focus was on healthy living through a program “Keep Moving” which promoted nutrition, mental, physical and emotional health with amazing results.
Shillar is the current President of Africa Day Australia Inc. whose purpose is to connect with and foster community cohesion with the broader Australian community as well as bring a strong sense of community identity and address issues affecting African Australian communities. She is a Director of Hand2Hand Sincedane a charity organisation that donates equipment to schools in Zimbabwe, she is also a Treasurer of Mothers On Prayer, member of AACLF, AMWG, AMCF and NMDCC.