Category Archives: organisational behaviour

“Can you Chair the Meeting, Please?” III

Points of order, machinery issues/motions, and rulings: this third article helps inexperienced Chairs of formal or semi-formal meetings understand them, and concludes our series – read the whole article here from where you can also download a consolidation of all three articles.





Queensland State Election 2017 Basics

4_leadersAll you need to know about the Queensland State election 2017!






Why Bother To Do a Training Needs Analysis?

train-or-leaveWhy Should We Bother To Do a Training Needs Analysis?


The answer is here:



When is the Next Queensland Election?


This article gives you the answer!



20 Years Ago Today

The_Oz_19970830_smallTwenty years ago today was a tough Northern Territory Election Day, 30 August 1997; read more about it here:






New Queensland Election Analysis

2018_qld_rauQueensland Premier Annastasia Palaszczuk has restated her intention the next State Election should happen in 2018.  In anticipation, blogger Ben Rau of The Tally Room has updated and published his seat by seat analysis.

Read about it via this link:



Teleconference Blues & How To Beat Them


Are you driven crazy by frustrating teleconferences? We spend a lot of time on teleconferences, including formal board and committee meetings, and these twelve tips can make the experience much more effective and pleasant: read all about them here





Lobbying: When Do I Go Political?

pexels-photo-277052-smallWhen should you make your business or community issue political?  “Never” is the answer from which you should start.

Read about why, here




On 8 August: Opportunity for Government, or for Litigation?

Australia’s Parliament House

Australia is supposed to have seventy-six Senators: right now we have no more than seventy-four, possibly only seventy-two, and possibly far fewer: when Parliament resumes on 8 August, expect political and legal fireworks. Read more here

Labor Prime Minister Ineligible?


Scott Ludlam

Scott Ludlam’s announcement he’s not eligible to be an Australian Senator opens up another really juicy question about a former Labor Prime Minister’s eligibility: read about it here: