Recent Appointments

Emeritus Professor Janelle Allison is appointed to the Holmesglen board

Emeritus Professor Janelle Allison has been appointed to the Board of Holmesglen, bringing particular expertise in the governance of the competitive and contestable environment of vocational education and training, with a focus on new strategic areas such as business development, higher education and e-learning. A former Pro Vice-Chancellor, Community Partnerships and Regional Development and more … Continued

Liam Sloan is the new Pro Vice-Chancellor (VET) at Federation University

Liam Sloan has been appointed as the new Pro Vice-Chancellor (Vocational Education and Training) and Chief Executive Officer, FedUni TAFE at Federation University.  This key role will see Liam providing strategic leadership to realise the University’s growth agenda for vocational education and training, providing the very best outcomes for students, employers and the community. With … Continued

Chris Harris is the new Director Education at William Angliss Institute

Chris Harris has been appointed as the Director, Education at William Angliss Institute to deliver outstanding and contemporary outcomes in a highly competitive market.  This role plays an integral role in leading the education and compliance agenda across WAI, ensuring the delivery of an exceptional learning experience for students. Based in Asia for the past … Continued


Everybody Needs a Home – and Australia needs a National Homelessness Strategy.

This week is #HW2020: Homelessness Week. The theme is Everybody Needs a Home. However as Melbourne goes into stage 4 lockdown, many don’t have a home to retreat to. Who is looking after those with no defence against winter, violence, hunger – let alone Coronavirus? Mary’s House At Fisher Leadership we know what it takes … Continued

Emergency Services – Strength in Flexing

Paula McCabe, Manager Client Development What a year 2020 has been. And none have felt it more so than Australia and New Zealand’s Emergency Services sector.  MIND, the mental health charity has found that nearly 90% of emergency service staff have experienced stress, low mood and poor mental health at some point while working for the emergency … Continued

The power of positive stories

COVID-19 silver linings… As we flip the switch from surviving COVID-19 to reimagining a world of work in which we all thrive, we thought it would be a good idea to start gathering and sharing positive stories that result from our current circumstances. In order to do so, we need your help. So, if you … Continued


Mental Health & Wellbeing during COVID-19

As we begin talking about recovery, it’s time to first recharge our mental and physical health. Mental Health and Resilience | 14 May 2020, 12pm – 1pm To register for the upcoming event, please visit: The panel will run from 12–1pm with an opening keynote on mental health from Gabriel Edwards, followed by a … Continued

IPAA Awards Night Showcases Innovation in the Public Sector

Last week, we were proud to sponsor the IPAA Victoria Leadership in the Public Sector Awards. The ceremony kicked off with a wonderful buzz throughout Deakin Edge at Federation Square. As the sponsor of the Leading Employer Award, Fisher Leadership was thrilled to see so many truly innovative programs, people and organisations celebrated. Now in their 11th year, the Awards have … Continued

Fisher Leadership to take part in the ‘Not in my workplace’ Summit

As the magnitude of workplace sexual harassment comes to light, our collective shame and outrage leaves many leaders asking ‘What can I do differently?’ This is precisely why we hope you will join us at the ‘Not in My Workplace’ inaugural summit on Thursday, 21 February at the MCEC. We have been a proud supporter of the development of … Continued

Resources & Advice

How to be good at interim interviews

The rise of the gig economy is shifting the way we work and, therefore, the way we interview.

An Interim Role can have a Permanent Impact

People become interim managers because, quite simply, it is a great career!

Tips for interim executive CV writing

An interim CV is quite different from a regular CV. Clients are often looking for candidates who have demonstrated experience in solving similar problems at a similar scale.