Trip up the Hume

Early yesterday morning I was heading up the Hume Highway to Wodonga on the Victoria/New South Wales border to speak with a number of people and organisations about the increasing issue of Financial Elder Abuse and to provide a greater… Read More ›

Authentic Leadership: Be the difference

The definition of authentic and effective leadership is an ever-changing one. In the last decade, corporate work practices and leadership styles have shifted in ways that were previously unimaginable. We’ve witnessed the move from ‘old’ power, where control was held… Read More ›

1 McNab Avenue – What a difference a year makes

For the past year, State Trustees has called Footscray home. As we celebrate our first anniversary at our new state-of-the-art building at 1 McNab Avenue, Footscray it’s an appropriate time to reflect on the year we’ve had, the successes we… Read More ›

State Trustees and Alzheimer’s Australia Vic launch new partnership

Today is World Elder Abuse Day and while that is no cause for celebration, it is a significant milestone date that should make all of us stop and think; do I know anyone who has suffered from such abuse? Could… Read More ›

State Trustees CEO – One Year on…

Benjamin Franklin once said, “You may delay, but time will not.” This is something I have been acutely aware of during my first twelve (12) months as CEO of State Trustees. Shortly after my appointment, I shared that I intended… Read More ›

The strength of our people to bring about change

One of the great things about Victoria is the legal and statutory framework it has in place to protect vulnerable people who need support of others to manage their financial and legal affairs. However, it’s important to consider how society… Read More ›

New Beginnings…

For the past forty (40) years, State Trustees has called 168 Exhibition Street, Melbourne its home, that was up until Friday, 18 July 2014. State Trustees over the weekend, has completed its relocation to Footscray, the third and final stage… Read More ›

Sometimes you can get lucky…

I firmly believe that the harder you work, the luckier you get, so when opportunities arise, you have to either chase them with all of your energy or wave them on. My second day as Chief Executive Officer [CEO] of… Read More ›

Leading an organisation to be the world’s best…..

Time has gone so quickly, three months have already passed since  2 December 2013 when I commenced in the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at State Trustees. I am honoured to be leading an organisation that has played such… Read More ›

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