Work History

2015-2018: Chief Investigator: Deficit Discourse and Indigenous Education

Collaborative research project involving The Australian National University, University of Canberra and Deakin University and Murrimatters. Funded by the Australian Research Council.


2015: Research partner: Improving Indigenous Education in Victoria 

Collaborative research project involving The Australian National University and Murrimatters. 


2015: ACT Education Department

Delivering Engoori to Education staff and schools (Black Mountain School, Calwell Primary School)


2015: Australian Rural Leadership Program

Delivering Engoori to Torres Strait Islander youth leadership participants.


2015: Cherbourg Primary School

Delivering Engoori.


2013-2015: Ageing Disability and Home Care, NSW Government

Use of Engoori for Organisations to manage change in a NSW government agency.


2008 - 2014: The Stronger Smarter Institute

Engoori is a central component of the highly successful Stronger Smarter Leadership Program (SSLP). With David Spillman, Scott Gorringe was a lead facilitators of the SSLP and also provided facilitator training and mentoring.  


2014: Queensland Indigenous Education Consultative Committee

Engoori for Organisations: review of strategic plan.


2013-2014: The Mercy Centre School, Bangkok, Thailand

With NAPCAN, Murrimatters assisted teachers to discuss with pupils the issues surrounding child safety in Bangkok. 


2013-2014: Casino Public School, NSW

Angela Walsh and Scott Gorringe deliver Engoori in the Classroom. The school reports significant improvement in pupil behaviour.


2013: Djidi-Djidi Aboriginal School, Bunbury, WA

Engoori for School Leadership over a 12 month period. The school reports an increase in organisational trust and educational outcomes for its pupils.


2013: Cunnamulla Aboriginal Community Health, Qld

Engoori for Organisations to create healthy and robust organisation culture.


2012: Bowraville Public School, NSW

With NAPCAN, Murrimatters assisted teachers to discuss with pupils the issues surrounding child safety.


2012-2013: Kalumbaru Remote Community School, WA

Engoori for School Leadership delivered in two 3-day programs


2011: Parenting and Community Engagement (PaCE) scheme, Qld

Funded by the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, Murrimatters worked with PaCE officers in SE Queensland to enhance their capacity to engage with schools and community in partnership agreements. 


2011: Port Augusta and Ceduna Schools, SA

Engoori delivered for all staff in a 1-day program.


2010-2011: The Red Cross, Qld

Engoori for Organisations delivered to assist the growth of a strong and robust group culture within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees.


2008: Ipswich, Qld

Use of Engoori in community development as a basis to create a new organisation.


2007-2008: Ipswich  & Gold Coast, Qld

Murrimatters engaged as consultants on a Community Brokers project funded by Indigenous Coordination Centre, Brisbane