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

CEO Update February 2021

I'm so grateful 2021 has started!   Whilst 2020 taught us a lot, it was a tough year for many.  However, we did learn to be resilient, resourceful, patient and grateful. Read more

CEO Update December 2020

Here we are the last newsletter of the year and what a year it has been.  Who’d have thought that 2020 would have brought us drought, fires and an international pandemic.  When the Doc told Marty, “Whatever happens don’t ever go to 2020”, he obviously knew something we didn’t! Read more

End of Course Celebrations

“A good leader listens first and then talks – and it’s about talking from your experience, passion, from your Elders and your pride as an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person.” Olympian Patrick Johnson delivers good advice to our 2020 course graduates. Read more

Custom-made leadership workshops

AILC can deliver tailored leadership workshops for organisations, anywhere in Australia. This year AILC has provided training for groups in Thursday Island, Wadeye, Cairns and Darwin. Read more

Leadership Workouts

In this month's Leadership Workout we explore Dadirri- the practice of deep listening. Read more

2020 Reflections

Cath Brokenborough, AILC board chair reflects on a very challenging year. Read more

Alumni Profile: Lynette Dewis

Lynette completed her leadership course with the AILC in 2012. Since that time, Lynette has remained in touch with others in her group and she is now a member of the AILC Alumni Committee. Read more

CEO Update October 2020

Here we are at the end of the tenth month of the year; a year that many of us would like to be over now! CEO, Robyn Forester, reflects on the multiple election campaigns underway in Australia and the US. What can we learn about leadership from these campaigns and the electoral contenders? Read more

Leadership Workouts

As a leader, there will be times when you will need to gather a group of people and have them work together. This may be to workshop solutions to a problem, to share information, or to complete a project together. An "icebreaker" can be helpful in preparing the group for a more productive session. Read more

CEO Update September 2020

Reflections on a 'sporty' month. We've all been enjoying reminiscing about the great Cathy Freeman and her history-making win at the 2000 Sydney Olympics 20 years ago. We've also been shaking our heads at the very poor decisions by Netball Australia and the Brisbane Firebirds. Read more

Alumni Profile: Gordon Cole

"One of the things that I enjoy most about my work is seeing people and communities thrive to be the best they can be to maximise their untapped potential", says NAIDOC Business Award winner and AILC alumnus, Gordon Cole. Read more

Leadership Workouts

Are you able to maintain a level of composure in a hostile environment, or in one where a critical decision needs to be made? In this month's Leadership Workout AILC trainer Timmy Duggan takes us through the "Balcony View" approach to decision making. Read more

Alumni Profile: Attika Edgar

Attika Edgar is a Karajarri/Yawuru woman from Broome. She completed her Certificate IV in Business Governance with the AILC in 2017 in Darwin, NT and shares some of her story in an interview with AILC. Read more

Leadership Workouts

In this activity, provided by AILC trainer Clinton Scott-Knight, we explore our responses to challenging situations. Are you in a 'drama triangle' and stuck in 'below-the-line thinking? There is a way out. Read more

CEO Update August 2020

This has been a big year and as we spring into September I can’t believe how fast it is going by. For many or us we are adjusting to the new normal of Zooms, Microsoft Teams and Facebook Lives.  It’s nice being able to still connect with each other. Read more

Comings and goings

As we say goodbye to Jayden, we say hello to Charlie. Read more

Webinar Wednesdays a hit

Our monthly Webinar Wednesdays are hitting the mark. With guest presenters each month, participants are enjoying hearing their different stories of leadership, struggle and success! In this article we re-cap this month's Webinar with Melissa Drummond-Anderson and preview next month's featuring Benny Eggmolesse. Read more

Leadership Workouts

Leadership Workouts highlight some of the activities we undertake during an AILC Leadership Course. This Workout features the "Identifying Our Leaders" activity. Read more

CEO Update July 2020

2020 continues to be an interesting year!  It has certainly given the AILC many opportunities to be innovative and explore new opportunities. Find out more in this July CEO Update. Read more