We believe in the future of our people, and giving Indigenous people more opportunities to lead in every aspect of Australian life.

Our history

This year, 2021, the AILC celebrates 20 years of service. Learn more about how it all started and the visionary leaders who worked so hard to establish a leadership program run by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.



Youth Leadership Program

AILC offers the Youth Leadership Program to young people across Australia, super-charging their leadership journeys.


Author: Jayden Oakley

Our Impact
An independent KPGM review of AILC course and outcomes found:


Of graduates of AILC accredited programs went on to receive a promotion


Said they felt they were better leaders after taking the course


Average increase in income upon graduation from an AILC course

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Latest news

  • Leadership Workouts

    Practice at leaving your comfort zone can help you better deal with life's challenges. AILC trainer, Timmy Duggan, explains how students are supported in leaving their comfort zone and taking on leadership roles during their studies. Are you ready to leave your comfort zone? Read more

  • Position Vacant

    The AILC is looking for a well-organised, friendly person to fill the role of Program Leader in our Darwin office. If you have excellent administration and communication skills, take a closer look at this great opportunity. Read more

Latest events

  • Certificate IV in Indigenous Leadership April 2021

    The Certificate IV in Indigenous Leadership is an accredited course and will be delivered online from April 2021 - July 2021. Read more

  • Kimberley Aboriginal Women's Leadership Roundtable

    Aboriginal women of the Kimberley are invited to attend a Roundtable to help develop a Regional Action Plan in response to the Wiyi Yani U Thangani Pathways Forward Priority Areas report and establish a Kimberley Aboriginal Women’s Council. Applications open until 23 April. Read more