Leading the Way Scholarship Program

AILC and Give for Good launch a one-year partnership. Give for Good will provide scholarships for six students to participate in a Certificate IV in Indigenous Leadership. The program called Leading the Way, is designed to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as they strengthen their leadership skills and build on their capabilities. Read more

CEO Update August 2021

Like so many, I am currently living in lockdown on Ngunnawal Country.  This past fortnight I have drawn inspiration and joy from our Paralympians.  Especially the achievements of four athletes who are not only winning medals but are also breaking records Read more

Anindilyakwa Future Leaders

An update from AILC trainer, Timmy Duggan, on how the Groote Eylandt leadership program is going so far. Read more

Who are Program Leaders?

Meet our Program Leaders! Read more

CEO Update July 2021

Updates and reflections from Robyn Forester, AILC CEO. It's been an incredible month for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander athletes and a thought provoking NAIDOC Week. Read more

Leadership Workouts

Rapport is one of the more powerful tools that we can have in our leadership tool kit.  AILC CEO, Robyn Forester, shares some tips on building rapport. Read more

NAIDOC Week message

The NAIDOC 2021 theme – Heal Country! – calls for all of us to continue to seek greater protections for our lands, our waters, our sacred sites and our cultural heritage from exploitation, desecration, and destruction. AILC Chair, Cath Brokenborough, shares her thoughts on the importance Healing Country Read more

CEO Update May 2021

Updates and reflections from AILC CEO, Robyn Forester. This month Robyn turns her attention to great Aboriginal women leaders for inspiration. Read more

Kimberley Women's Roundtable

"It is time to amplify our voices … we are the matriarchs of our families and communities and we need to be determining what our future looks like," Kimberly Aboriginal Women's Roundtable participants. Read more

Future Leaders Program

The Australian Indigenous Leadership Centre is working with the Anindilyakwa Land Council (ALC) and mining company South32 to launch a program designed to enable and empower the next generation of leaders on Groote Eylandt. 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