Recent Work




2015-16 Cross Cultural Training, Coaching and materials development in partnership with Leadership Strategies Oxfam Australia
2016 Strategic Review of Multicultural Council NT MCNT
2014 Cross cultural training for the whole highly multicultural workforceof a major hospitality provider. Skycity NT
2014 Parents As Career Transition Supports (PACTS) program workshops and mentoring for facilitators in the Northern Territory Youth Connect
2013 Strategic planning and Facilitation Training, Dili, Timor Leste Forum Tau Matan
2012 - 2013 Governance Training, Strategic Plan Facilitation, Development and Operationalising for refugee settlement service, Darwin, Australia Melaleuca refugee Centre
2012 - 2013 Management Capacity Building project, Battambang, Cambodia Kinyei Social Enterprises
2011-2013 3 year Governance Capacity Development project for non-profit sector staff and Board members, Northern Territory, Australia. . Northern Territory Council of
Social Services
2011 - 2012 Kokoda Initiative, Leadership and Management Capacity Development Program with staff of PNG Department of Environment and Conservation, Kokoda Track Authority, DSEWPaC advisors and partner stakeholders, Papua New Guinea. Dept. Sustainability Environment Water Population and Communities (DSEWPaC)

2008 - 2013

Working Across Cultures training and mentoring program for Papua New Guinea Australia Audit Office Twinning Scheme (PAAOTS) secondees; Plus Cultural Diversity Training for staff involved in international programs.

Australian National Audit Office (ANAO)


Gender and Rights training for NGO staff and Government partners in Fiji, Tonga, Kiribati for International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) Pacific Members

Ann Mehaffey Associates


Cross Cultural Training for International Programs Section, including Kokoda Track Authority program staff.

Dept. Environment Water Heritage and the Arts (DEWHA)


Cross Cultural Training for International Legal Assistance Unit

Attorney Generals Department (AGD)


Pacific Seasonal Worker Pilot Scheme, Capacity building of local trainers in Tonga, Vanuatu and Kiribati to deliver training on culture, gender, team work and communication.

AusAID, Pacific Growth Section


2007 – 2010

Pre-departure cross cultural & capacity building training for Whole of Government advisors deployed to PNG, Solomon Is, Indonesia and Nauru.

Coffey International Development / AusAID

Dec. 2010 Facilitate strategic planning for carbon reduction program

Oct. 2010 Facilitate Gender and Rights workshops for family health associations in Fiji, Tonga, Kiribati
Ann Mehaffey and Associates

July 2010

Design and Deliver Predeparture Briefing for WE BUILD urban renewal volunteer program in Bangalore, India

codesign studio

June 2010 Facilitate mid term review of a multicultural youth run advocacy and development organisation

2010 Facilitate organisational development workshops to establish a Refugee Advocacy NGO
Multicultural Council NT
2010 Develop Strategic Plan 2010 - 2015 for community based Mental Health service

2007 - 2010

Design and Delivery of Predeparture Briefings to Australian Government SGP, RAMSI and GPF deployees to PNG, Solomon Islands, Nauru and Indonesia.

Coffey International Development


Design and Delivery of Cross Cultural Training for staff working in Africa, Asia, Pacific, Middle East and Latin America on legal system capacity building programs.

Attorney General's Department, International Legal Assistance Unit


Design and Delivery of Cross Cultural Training and a strategic management tool for staff working in Melanesia on heritage and development programs including the Kokoda Track Initiative.

Department of Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts (DEWHA)


Pacific Seasonal Worker Pilot Scheme Pre-departure Capacity Building. Development of program materials and training of trainers: Government and civil sector staff in Tonga, Vanuatu and Kiribati. Thematic topics of culture, gender, teamwork and communication.

AusAID, Pacific Growth Section


Development of Cross Cultural Capacity Building program for all staff, as well as specialist module for briefing advisors on Afghanistan Governance Facility.

GRM International

2008 –2013 current

Delivery of Working Across Cultures training and capacity building services for staff and overseas secondees on twinning schemes from Papua New Guinea and Indonesia.

Australian National Audit Office, Canberra.

2008 - 2009


Delivery of Working Across Cultures training for AusAID staff pre-posting and Aust. based.

AusAID Learning & Development Branch

2005– 2008

Delivery of Predeparture Training and Debriefing services to the Volunteering for International Development from Australia (VIDA) Program.

Austraining International

Delivery of Predeparture Training and Debriefing services to the Australian Youth Ambassadors for Development (AYAD) Program.

Austraining International

2005- present

Design and Delivery of various training programs both in house and public programs including: "Working Across Cultures", Working Well Overseas", "Facilitation", Mentoring", "Teambuilding" and others.

Commonwealth, State & Territory Government; NGO's; Private Sector and Communities.