We have secured some exciting Keynote Speakers for the Conference:

Barbara Etter

Barbara has had a distinguished Policing career working in NSW, NT and WA Police, and has held Assistant Commissioner positions in a range of areas with WA Police. Barbara also worked as the Director of the Australasian Centre for Policing Research in Adelaide and has undertaken secondments with the NSW Ombudsman’s Office and the NT Attorney-General’s Department. Until October 2011, Barbara was the CEO of the Tasmanian Integrity Commission before commencing her own Consultancy, ‘BEtter Consulting’. More information on Barbara may be found at

Carol Fox

As one of Australia’s first professional female lifeguards, a state level swimmer and water polo player Carol Fox, of Life Performance, experienced the mindset of champions firsthand. Her years as a university lecturer confirmed her belief that champions are simply people who’ve found their life’s purpose and who live that purpose with clear focus. Now Carol works with elite athletes and sports teams, business leaders, progressive corporates, and individuals. She shows them simple tools that enhance motivation, productivity communication, and overall happiness in their business and personal live. Additional information may be found on Carol and her company ‘Life Performance’ at

Professor Suzanne Franzway PhD

Professor Franzway is a researcher and teacher in Gender Studies and Sociology at the University of South Australia. Professor Franzway’s work is based on her long-term commitment to applying her research and scholarship to foster social change and gender equality. Professor Franzway has just published her 3rd book titled ‘Making Feminist Politics – Transnational Alliances between Women and Labor’. You will find more information on Professor Franzway at