Join our special guest panel as they share their experiences and discuss the importance of inspiring leaders and why creating culture starts at the top.


Minister for Social Services, Current Federal Member of Cook since 2007
Scott Morrison was appointed the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection responsible for implementing Operation Sovereign Borders, aimed at preventing people smuggling and asylum seeker deaths at sea. In late 2014 he was appointed Minister for Social Services after a cabinet reshuffle. Before entering parliament he was the managing director of Tourism Australia and NSW State Director of the Liberal Party from 2000 to 2004. Before this, he served in senior executive roles in the tourism and property sector in Australia and New Zealand, including the Property Council of Australia and the Tourism and Transport.


Chief Executive Officer, Football Federation Australia

David entered the world of Football with a rich sporting background having been Chief Executive of the National Rugby League for over a decade where he guided the game through its most successful era in terms of crowds, television ratings and commercial success. Prior to this he held the Legal Adviser role to the game, since its inception in 1997.
One of the most respected sporting administrators in the country he was appointed to the restructured Australian Sports Commission in 2008 and served as Deputy Chairman until the end of his term in 2014.

A winner of the Australian Sports Administrator of the Year Award (2006) and the NSW Sports Administrator of the Year (2002), David was also the Secretary of the Rugby League International Federation from 1998 to 2011 and currently sits on the Asian Football Confederation Competitions Committee.

A law graduate and a former first grade cricketer, David is known for a considered approach in dealing with complex issues and for his ability to combine the passion of sport with the realities of a competitive business world.


Grad Cert HRM, GAICD
Group Executive, Human Resources, ASX
Amanda was appointed Group Executive, HR following the merger of the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) and SFE Corporation (SFE) in July 2006.

In addition to her responsibilities for HR strategy, rewards and recognition, organisational development, employment relations, and community partnerships, Amanda is a key influencer and responsible for the ASX Diversity Strategy.  Her commitment to the advancement and sponsorship of women, both internally at ASX and externally in the HR profession, is well known.


Netball Coach, Head of the Australia National Netball Team

Lisa has been the Australian netball coach since 2011. A former Victorian state representative player and a member of the Australian senior wider squad. She was head coach of the Melbourne Phoenix in the Commonwealth Bank Trophy, taking the team to two title wins in 2002 and 2003. She was appointed head coach of the Australian U21 netball team from 2006–07.She was assistant coach of the Adelaide Thunderbirds winning the ANZ Championship title in 2009. In the same year she was also an assistant coach for the World VII team.

In 2000, she was awarded the Australian Sports Medal for services to netball as a player and in the area of coaching and player development. In 2014 she was awarded the AIS Sport Performance Awards Coach of the Year.