We asked some of our graduates to share their experiences and insights into having and being a mentor. Steve Willing (TLP 2009) is the Coordinator Organisational Development at Tasmanian Fire Service; Kacey Rubie (TLP 2010) is the Acting Manager Physical Activity & Community Nutrition Unit (DHHS); and Ted Ross (TLP 2008) is the Director Infrastructure Services… Read more

For husband and wife team Jason Hay and Katherine Miguel, the many challenges of starting a business together have been well worth the effort. The couple launched Klimate Solutions, an air conditioning and refrigeration service provider based in Moonah, in July 2007 after returning from Katherine’s home country of Canada. Almost six years later the… Read more

How do you manage your to do list? Keep in in your head? Use trusty pen and paper? Our investigative reporter, Melinda Thomas, has been researching apps available across a number of platforms which might be of use to you. There are plenty of these sorts of apps out there, so choosing the one that’s… Read more

We caught up with Sam Ibbot, Director of Marine Solutions and a graduate of the second Tasmanian Leaders program in 2008 to ask his thoughts on leadership. What makes a good leader? Leadership is a quality which is hard to define, but equally easy to recognise. There are a number of people in ‘everyday’ roles… Read more

On February 22 over hundred people gathered at the Country Club Tasmania to celebrate the graduation of the 2012 Tasmanian Leaders Program participants. Speaking on the night, STEWART SHARPLES, Manager of Stakeholder Management at Southern Water, offered this insight: I’m very privileged to speak on behalf of TLP6 at this graduation.  I have been asked to tell you a… Read more

The holiday season is a hectic time of year. Everybody is busy trying to get things ready: kids are breaking up from school for the holidays; grown-ups are in a tailspin trying to wind up work before the festive season; there’s hams to be ordered, puddings to be made and trees to decorate; and Santa’s… Read more

On November 5, 2012 the Tasmanian Leaders Alumni held a dinner for 45 guests, including a cross-section of program graduates, current participants and members of the Tasmanian Leaders Board. The event, held at the Henry Jones Art Hotel in Hobart, included a presentation by the Premier Lara Giddings and a participatory conversation amongst attendees on… Read more

As a participant of TLP6 my year has been jam-packed with extraordinary learning opportunities. Some of these have been methods to improve strategy and performance in the workplace, some have been exposure to the challenges and opportunities facing our State, and in some cases humanity.  There have also been immense opportunities for personal growth and… Read more

A mother of three boys at the time and with a background in community development, tourism and planning, Jenny Edis wanted more and thought the Tasmanian Leaders Program would be a great opportunity for personal growth. She also had a dream to create something that would give back to the community. A few years after… Read more

The Tasmanian Association of Community Houses (TACH) will be holding its annual state Conference from September 26 to 28, 2012 in Ulverstone. Tasmanian Leaders played a big part in the development of the conference program and in the professional development of some of the community leaders within the TACH network. The President of TACH, Simon Paul,… Read more