Vlog Series – Fidelma Carolan

Micaela speaks with Fidelma Carolan, Senior Consultant at the Northern Ireland Health and Social Care Leadership Centre for Leadership Matters. Fidelma talks about the incredible experience of working in the Protestant Northern Ireland community after growing up in the Republic of Ireland with a Catholic background. Fidelma also discusses...

Vlog Series – Larissa Hjorth

This week, Micaela speaks with Larissa Hjorth, Director of the Design & Creative Practice research platform at RMIT University. Larissa talks about what gives her joy in her work as a researcher and shares an interesting story that was a turning point in her research. Larissa also discusses the...

FSSI Link #9

Here at FSSI, we are committed to working with a broad range of experts to find solutions to real world problems. We use co-design approaches in everything that we do, including developing new educational models to support the growth, quality and adaptation of the social service sector.   A...

FSSI Link #8

Here at FSSI, our commitment to our mission is more important than ever – A strong community supported by a diverse, high quality, responsive and innovative social services sector. To converse is to share ideas and learn from one another in the process. In this edition of FSSI Link we...

Vlog Series – Dan Stubbs

This week, Micaela speaks with Dan Stubbs, Victorian Disability Worker Commissioner. Dan discusses how the challenges we are all facing this year have impacted on the establishment of the Commission, both personally and professionally and talks about his hopes about the Commissions value to the disability sector. Dan shares...

Vlog Series – Alison Macdonald

Micaela highlights the significant leadership role that Alison held during both the merger between Domestic Violence Victoria and the Domestic Violence Resource Centre as well as her in depth contribution to the Royal Commission life cycle. Alison discusses the most significant changes that she has seen come about since...

FSSI Link #7

Every morning at our FSSI Team check in meetings, one of the Team gives an Acknowledgement of Country. We would like to share with you an Acknowledgement given by FSSI Coordinator Lee Newnham recently… My husband was using a quote last night – “It was the best of times,...

Vlog Series – Arthur Rogers

This week, Micaela speaks with Arthur Rogers, Victorian Disability Services Commissioner. As Arthur finished this role last month, he reflects on his leadership experience through transformational times and discusses the lessons he has learnt. With restrictions in place, Arthur discusses the impact it will have on people, especially those...

Vlog Series – Debbie Kilroy

Micaela speaks with Debbie Kilroy OAM, CEO of Sisters Inside. Debbie shares her insights as an abolitionist feminist on the deconstruction of the prison industrial complex and decarceration. Micaela asks Debbie about what she has learnt about her own leadership, and how feminism has shaped her leadership as well...

FSSI Link #6

With many Victorians now in lockdown once again, it has been heartening to hear stories of hope and optimism. The voices of RMIT’s Chief Global Officer Layton Pike, traineeship student Taylah Abraham and members of VCOSS’s Empowered Lives community which are featured in this edition of FSSI Link spark feelings of positivity and provide...