Tony Tiplady

Tony has 14 years of experience as an Organisational Effectiveness & Development coach/consultant/advisor, after experience in education, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth and training and in mining HSEC and operational management roles. During that time, he has worked in many schools in some Queensland regions, consulting, coaching, advising and training regional leaders, principals and their staff and has been in the application of the Systems Leadership modelling since 1988.

He is the co-author of Improving Schools Using Systems Leadership; Turning Intention into Reality, which describes the successful application of the material in Far North Queensland Region.

Areas of Expertise

  • Organisational Design and Effectiveness
  • Leadership and Team Development
  • Organisational Health Analysis and Review
  • System Design and Implementation
  • Training in all of the above
  • Working in different cultural contexts


  • Graduate Diploma in Aboriginal Education


  • Systems Leadership Development Association
  • Systems Leadership Association (Education)