Leadership & Ethics

Leadership Quarterly Edition 2 | Centre for Australian Army Leadership

By The Centre for Australian Army Leadership December 10, 2020

The Centre for Australian Army Leadership (CAAL) is pleased to release the CAAL Leadership Quarterly - edition 2, following the Chief of Army’s inaugural CAAL Leadership Quarterly.

The second edition, available in the pdf link below was written by two contributors, Corporal Lee Newham - 2 RAR & Member of the Australian Army Junior Leader Fellowship, and Major Andy Hargreaves - Army Knowledge Centre - Army Headquarters. There are also two book reviews, written by Lieutenant Sam Cox and Major General Chris Field.

We have chosen to publish two articles, with potentially conflicting views on leadership, seeking to generate discourse around the topic. We look forward to your feedback.

The Leadership Quarterly is published periodically by the CAAL to inform and promote the Leadership, Character and Ethics debate in the Army. The views expressed in the Quarterly are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official position of the Australian Army.


Furthermore, there are a number of resources on Leadership, Character and Ethics available on the CAAL intranet site such as excellent quick and long reads, videos, reading lists and doctrine.

Additionally, the CAAL have been working hard to produce the Australian Army Leadership Programme (AALP) podcast series which will also be made available via The Cove early in the New Year. Make them part of your NY resolution!

Want to write the next Leadership Quarterly article? Email us your proposal at centreforaustralianarmyleadership-caal [at] dpe.protected.mil.au.

And lastly, CAAL is seeking authors of our next book review for the next Leadership Quarterly. Contact us and we’ll send you a book from our reading list for free!*

http://drnet.defence.gov.au/Army/RMC-A/HQRMC-A/SitePages/CAAL.aspx - Leadership Reading List tab (DPN accessible only)

* It’ll cost you the book review



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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