2019 Army Leadership Seminar

By The Centre for Australian Army Leadership December 17, 2020

The Centre for Australian Army Leadership held the inaugural Army Leadership Seminar at the Australian Defence Force Academy between 31 Jul - 01 Aug 19.

The Cove is proud to have been invited to support this event and recordings will be release in 6 parts over the next 3 weeks, beginning on Monday, 26 Aug 19.

You can click on the headings below as they become available:

Part 1 - Welcome and Introduction
  • Welcome Address | LTCOL Samuel Padman - SO1 Army Leadership
  • "We Will Remember Them" | Miss Caitlin Wadley
  • Leadership for an Army in Motion | LTGEN Richard Burr, AO, DSC, MVO - Chief of Army
  • Australian Army Leadership Programme | BRIG Rupert Hoskin AM
Part 2 - Inspirational Leadership
  • Mr Rod Macqueen AM - Former Wallabies Coach
  • MAJGEN Steve Day, DSC, AM - Coordinator General for Drought
  • WO Grant McFarlane OAM - Regimental Sergeant Major - Army
  • WO1 Kim Felmingham, NSC, OAM - Regimental Sergeant Major - 2nd Division
Part 3 - Adaptive Leadership, Emotional Intelligence and the Human Touch
  • Corporal Daniel Keighran VC - Victoria Cross Recipient
  • Ms Jemma King - Consultant        
  • Corporal John Limbert - Instructor, School of Military Engineering 
  • Ms Melissa Tal – Entrepreneur in human behaviour technology   
Part 4 - Mission Command
  • Brigadier Scott Winter, AM – Commander 3rd Brigade
  • Lieutenant Colonel Duncan George – Commandant Army Command School
Part 5 - Role Clarity, Character and the Self-Correcting Organisation
  • Captain (Royal Australian Navy) Paul Moggach, CSC – Director Navy Culture
  • MAJ Richard Thapthimthong – Brigade Major 7th Brigade
  • Lieutenant Colonel Martin Levey – Psychologist, Headquarters Forces Command
Part 6 - The Innovative, Opportunist and Failure Tolerant Leader
  • Ms Sue Bird - Chief Operating Officer Australian Federal Police
  • Captain (Royal Australian Navy) Jim Hutton – Strategic and Defence Studies Centre
  • Dr Garth Pratten – Senior Lecturer and Acting Head, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre
  • Lieutenant Colonel Jennifer Harris – Senior Manager, Strategic Projects, Questacon



The Centre for Australian Army Leadership

Formed in 2019 and based in Canberra, the Centre for Australian Army Leadership (CAAL) is the ‘centre of excellence’ developing leadership, character and ethics initiatives within the Australian Army. CAAL is responsible for delivering the Australian Army Leadership Program (AALP) across all promotion courses. Visit the RMC-A DPN page and find the CAAL tab for a range of leadership articles and videos for your next professional military education session. 

The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Australian Army, the Department of Defence or the Australian Government.

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