We took the time to catch up with Andrew Frost, Manager Parking Operations and Carr Villa Memorial Park with the Launceston City Council and graduate of our 2007 Tasmanian Leaders Program (TLP). We hope you enjoy the conversation. 1.     Can you tell us about an ‘every day’ leader whom you admire? Leaders I admire (in no… Read more

The following is a copy of the speech delivered by Erin Smallbon, a participant of the 2013 Tasmanian Leaders Program, at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery on Friday November 15 to a packed crowd of key supporters of our organisation. Many thanks to Erin for allowing us to reproduce and share with you. Hello!… Read more

On August 16, 2013 participant Tim Moss spoke about his TLP experience at our Launceston networking event. We thought it was worth sharing with those who couldn’t attend. “For as long as I can remember, I have needed to wear glasses. Over the years, my vision has declined steadily, but I am grateful that my… Read more

Thanks to the great direction of the Alumni Sub-Committee, led by Amanda Castray and Andy Van Emmerik, the Tasmanian Leaders Alumni Annual Congress in July was a resounding success. The alumni of TLP represent an asset for Tasmania, and the Sub-Committee welcomes collaborative connections with individuals and organisations to share in, and stimulate each other… Read more

Suzanne, a graduate of our 2010 program, is an early years educator who has achieved significant outcomes with communities, families and individuals across Tasmania, by building increased social capital and enhanced life opportunities for children and parents. Since August 2012, she has been the Centre Leader at the ptunarra Derwent Valley Child and Family Centre… Read more

Hand Made With Pride Launch The Corrections Minister, Nick McKim, last week launched a new project to help break the cycle of offending for Tasmania’s female prison inmates. The Hand Made With Pride initiative at the Mary Hutchinson Women’s Prison gives inmates new skills and purpose, as well as the chance to serve the community… Read more

The inaugural winner of a Tasmanian leadership award, sponsored by RDA Tasmania, believes the simplicity of food can build a stronger community, even in the toughest of times. Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market founder and president Jenny Edis was named this year’s winner of the Tasmanian Leaders Alumni Leadership Award on Saturday, July 27. The… Read more

Many of our graduates work in consulting and we recently took the time to catch up with them to find out why, and garner their advice for others looking to make the transition to self-employment.  Please describe the nature of your business and your role within it. Michael Sims harnesses relevant theory and combines it… Read more

We caught up with recent graduate Cheryl Fuller, Deputy Mayor Central Coast Council. Her duties include working as a Planning Authority and representing Council and the residents of Central Coast on a variety of Council and community committees. What makes a good leader? Honesty, integrity, confidence in your own decision making abilities and the ability to build capacity in others… Read more