Toowoomba Directors’ Briefing: The Board’s Role in Workplace Culture

Thu 3 Feb 2022
5.30pm to 8.00pm

(Arrival time: 5.15pm)
5 This event will earn you 5 DPD units


Burke & Wills Hotel
554 Ruthven Street
Toowoomba QLD


Single Members: A$70.00 Non-members: A$85.00

Brendan Kelly

CEO & Chairman, Civic Group Australia

Brendan Kelly has been the CEO of Civic Group Australia for over 13 years.

Civic Group Australia exists to build, champion and serve community.

As CEO, Brendan personally invests in cultivating culture and galvanising the team. He has a pioneer spirit that is demonstrated by the pursuit of innovation and enterprise in each entity of the organisation. His aim is to improve the wellbeing of those within the organisation as well as the local and global communities reached by Civic Group Australia.

Brendan’s genuine care for people echoes throughout staff and volunteers, who are motivated by the same passion, to empower people to live life well and enjoy a better tomorrow.

Troy Morgan

CEO, Willows Health Group

Troy Morgan is a Corporate Wellbeing Strategist; CEO of Willows Health Group; director and shareholder of Health and Wellbeing Technology companies Well360 and Springday. He is a sought-after national speaker and consultant in the areas of wellbeing, leadership, culture and customer engagement and customer journey.

He was a Business Partner in Australian Broadcasting Corporation Commercial’s Award Winning Happy Body at Work Program, a program that is a multimedia technology-based corporate health program that was been rolled out to more than 40000 employees across Australia. The program won the prestigious AMY Digital Awards for the best Health and Wellbeing Online program in Australia.

He has served on a number of different community organisation boards including: Skills Alliance Qld, Healthy Active Lifestyles Toowoomba and is the current Chairperson of Qld Touch Football.

Troy’s has worked with clients such as Optus, PWC, Australian Taxation Office, Vodaphone NZ, Virgin Australia, Accenture, Australia Post and ANZ. His corporate consultant work has seen him launch wellbeing and change strategy initiatives not only in Australia but in New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia.

Understand the role of the Board in setting workplace culture, its importance in promoting psychological safety and how it should be put into practice.

Organisations across all sectors in Australia are recognising the important role of culture in improving performance and building a productive workforce.

Positioned at the apex of organisational hierarchy, the Board - in partnership with executive management – has an important role to play in forming and monitoring workplace culture.

Like other areas of governance, adjustments to organisational culture remains an ongoing area of focus.

Join us as we share expert insights into building a workplace culture that improves productivity and encourages an engaged workforce.

  • Discuss why workforce culture impacts staff retention and acquisition.
  • The main reasons that lead organisations to consciously develop and enhance a unique workforce culture.
  • Best-practice measures to determine the success of workplace culture, aside from metrics.
  • Discuss how psychological safety and workplace culture extends to employees connecting remotely and working from home.
  • The benefits of a psychologically safe workplace culture to enable employees to communicate ideas and concerns without fear of being punished or judged. 


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