Commonwealth Government

Inspiring efficiency in pursuit of outcomes.

The Commonwealth Government is changing and evolving as it becomes increasingly forensic about its allocation of funding. Faced with increasing workload with diminishing resources, operating environments in government entities have had to become more lean and innovative. The increasing emphasis on lateral thinking and contemporary business practices within the sector presents many exciting challenges for the public service leaders of today and tomorrow.

Finding and developing exceptional leaders for a leaner, more innovative sector means thinking laterally: looking outside the public service to attract leaders with a broader diversity of experience, backgrounds and skills; developing leadership pipelines that recognise and reward innovative thinking and a capacity to inspire efficiency in pursuit of excellence.

Our breadth of experience

Our Australian Federal clients have relied on Fisher Leadership to find and support exceptional leaders across a wide variety of board and senior executive roles.
  • Chairperson
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Director
  • Chief
  • General Manager
  • State Manager

We acknowledge the outstanding contribution of Fisher Leadership during a critical recruitment activity to fill several senior leadership roles in our organisation. You displayed unwavering professionalism, diligence and patience throughout the process - from the advertisement of these positions, international search, interviews, to the completion of the final selection reports. It was a real pleasure to work with Fisher Leadership to rebuild our leadership team. We highly recommend their services.

Dr Alex Zelinsky

Chief Defence Scientist and Head Defence Science & Technology Group

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