About us

About us

Australia’s #1 Experiential Learning Solution for Change Leadership

OUR COMPANY

At Outback Initiatives, we’ve been facilitating change through experiential learning for over 20 years. Outback Initiatives is owned by Ausworks, an international human resources consultancy based in Perth, Western Australia.

We provide outcomes-based consulting, custom corporate and government training, and personal development programs designed for executives, women, youth and rural communities. Our solutions help organisations to navigate change effectively, engage stakeholders for social impact and build agile and high performing teams.

We are an accredited tour operator and award-winning small business with over 35 experienced facilitators and staff, with a proven track record for immediate and sustainable results. Over 10,000 leaders have benefited from our group experiential learning programs.

OUR VISION

Our vision is to become one of the world’s foremost companies facilitating
change leadership through experiential learning—creating positive and lasting
impacts on people, organisation and their communities.

OUR VALUES

Our values drive the leadership competencies and skills we work with our clients to develop for effective and sustainable change.

OUR SERVICES

We believe in providing our enterprise clients the means with which to achieve optimal performance through investment in their best asset: their people. We deliver service and value for clients seeking integrated solutions that fulfill strategic outcomes in their organisation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STRATEGIC FOCUS INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS
Personal Development Experiential Learning Programs
Leadership & Team Development Organisational Development Consulting
Change Management Cultural and Behaviorial Assessments
Gender & Cultural Diversity Facilitation and Training
Community & Stakeholder Engagement Coaching and Mentoring

OUR CLIENTS

We believe in building long-term relationships with all of our clients and are privileged that many have stayed with us for over ten years or more.

Learn more about how we create impact with our clients through testimonials and case studies.

OUR AWARDS & ACCREDITATIONS

To work with us to partner with an accredited and award-winning small business owned and operated in Australia.

  • Tourism Commercial Operator License (Australian Tourism Quality Assured)
  • Department of Parks and Wildlife (DPAW) Operator License
  • 2014 Commonwealth Bank North West Metro Small Business Awards: Best Educational Services Winner
  • 2015 Commonwealth Bank North West Metro Small Business Awards: Business of the Year Winner
  • 2015 Belmont Small Business Awards: Business Woman of the Year Winner and Best Enterprise Finalist
  • 2015 Australian Small Business Champion Awards: Educational Services Finalist
  • Endorsed by adventure explorer, author and speaker Sir Ranulph Fiennes

For more information, contact us at 1300 LEADERSHIP or info@outbackin.com.au.

Testimonials

  • "It was a pivotal, life changing time..."

    DON GORDON, PROJECT CO-ORDINATOR, GUMALA ABORIGINAL CORPORATION Read More
  • "I never saw myself as a leader, that has changed."

    JO SAUNDERS, BUSINESS OWNER Read More
  • "I came home feeling more empowered, aware of my impact on others....."

    MARNIE KLEIN, EXECUTIVE COACH Read More
  • "Without any hesitation I will say that it was by far the most rewarding experience in a very, very long time."

    MARJOLEIN TOWLER, CHAIR, WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY WA Read More
  • "I’ve just returned from an experiential leadership program run in the Kimberley region in Western Australia where I learnt more about leadership in ten days than I have in ten years."

    MEGAN MCCRACKEN, CHAIR OF NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN IN OPERATIONS Read More
  • "...we left three days later a stronger, more united and better equipped team."

    JESSICA KARLSSON, CEO, CAHOOTS Read More
  • "Who knew 10 days would change the way I think about every person and task in my life to date!"

    ALEXA HEARN, MARKETING OPERATIONS CO-ORDINATOR, AUCTIONS PLUS Read More
  • "One week ago I finished the best leadership course that I have ever experienced."

    DR STEPHAN LUND, EXECUTIVE OFFICER, WANSLEA Read More
  • "Staff.....return with greater self-awareness,  enthusiasm, confidence and gratitude"

    KATHY HOUGH – CEO, FAR NORTH Read More
  • "I didn’t realise that a part of me would change over the next ten days..."

    PETER HILL- RETIRED BRITISH ARMY OFFICER Read More