Dr Craig Murison

Dip Teach, BEd (Dist), Adv Dip C Min & Bib St, MLM, D Prof St

Dean (School of Education, Humanities and Business)
07 3347 7900
cmurison@chc.edu.au

Research Interests

Christian Curriculum Development
Values Based Leadership
Servant Leadership
What it means to be Christian School
Revelatory Curriculum
School and Organisational Culture

Professional Affiliations

Associate Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management
Member of the Australian College of Education
Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors

Publications

Murison and Willis, 2006. L’Race: a values –based pedagogy, in Conference Proceedings International Lifelong Learning Conference. Rockhampton. CQU.

(Note:- this was a double blind refereed paper presented by the authors at the 2006 International Life Long Learning Conference)

Murison and Willis, 2006, L’Race: Planning the Learning Journey – Values Based Curriculum Planning. Mackay, Mackay Christian College.

Murison and Willis, 2005, L’Race: Teaching for Learning for Life – A Values Based Pedagogy. Mackay, Mackay Christian College.

Murison and Willis, 2004. Talking the Walk: Transforming a Learning Community at Mackay Christian Community, in Conference Proceedings International Lifelong Learning Conference. Rockhampton. CQU.

(Note:- this was a double blind refereed paper presented by the authors at the 2004 International Life Long Learning Conference)

Murison, C.B., 2010 – Published web article for Associated Christian Schools (ACS) – Christian Schools: Agents for Cultural Transformation

Murison, C.B., 2008. Testing the ‘Caught’ Curriculum in Christian Schools. Melos Magazine, Winter

Murison, C.B., 2010. Choosing the Right School. City Life. December Edition

Murison, C.B., 2011. Teaching for the Future. City Life. January Edition

Murison, C.B., 2011. Battling Bullying. City Life. February Edition

Murison, C.B., 2011. Kids Say the Darnedest Things! City Life. March Edition

Murison, C.B., 2011. Homework. City Life. April Edition

Murison, C.B., 2011. The My School Website. City Life. May Edition

Murison, C.B., 2011. The Parenting Journey. City Life. June Edition

Murison, C.B., 31 July 2012 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: You learn nothing from experience https://www.fourthquestion.com/2012/07/31/learn-nothing-leadership-experience

Murison, C.B., 2013. Education – a hot topic. Pak Mag. June Edition

Murison, C.B., 2013. Halloween – a family discussion starter with value. Pak Mag. August Edition

Murison, C.B., 2013. Learning Styles. Pak Mag. October Edition

Murison, C.B., 2013. Resilience. Pak Mag. November Edition

Murison, C.B., 2014. Are your children Technology Safe? Pak Mag. January Edition

Murison, C.B., 2014. Grace. Pak Mag. March Edition

Murison, C.B., 2014. Reflect & Learn. Pak Mag April Edition

Murison, C.B., 2014. The News. Pak Mag May Edition

Murison, C.B., 2014. Optimism. Pak Mag June Edition

Murison, C.B., 2014. Stress and Young People. Pak Mag. July Edition

Murison, C.B., 2014. The Principal’s Office. Pak Mag. August Edition

Murison, C.B., 2014. The times they are a changing. Pak Mag September Edition

Murison, C.B., 2015. Engagement. Pak Mag. March Edition

Murison, C.B., 2015. Easter. Pak Mag. April Edition

Murison, C.B., 2015. Teamwork. May Edition

Murison, C.B., 2015. Learning Connections. Pak Mag. June Edition

Murison, C.B., 2015. You Learn Nothing from Experience. Pak Mag. July Edition

Murison, C.B., 8 July 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: The key role of a Fourth Question Leader https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/07/08/cross-generational-teams

Murison, C.B., 8 July 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Cross Generational Teams https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/07/08/cross-generational-teams

Murison, C.B., 8 July 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Don’t Judge a Zebra by its Stripes https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/07/08/fourth-question-filtered-assumptions

Murison, C.B., 10 July 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Leaders Who Care Ask ‘Why?’ https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/07/10/leaders-who-care-ask-why

Murison, C.B., 11 July 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: The ‘Mechanics’ of Learning https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/07/11/the-mechanics-of-learning

Murison, C.B., 23 July 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Resilience – Fourth Question Leaders Should Bounce Well https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/07/23/resilience-bounce

Murison, C.B., 28 July 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Ego and the Power of the Leadership Tool – ‘Wheelbarrow’ https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/07/28/leadership-tool-wheelbarrow

Murison, C.B., 30 July 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Square Pegs in Square Holes – Proper People Placement https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/07/30/square-pegs

Murison, C.B., 3 August 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Leadership Responsibility – it is a Matter of Organisational Culture https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/08/03/leadership-responsibility-taking

Murison, C.B., 6 August 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Organisational Culture – Where do the Cows Walk? https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/08/06/ledership-organisational-culture-cows

Murison, C.B., 11 August 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Fourth Question Leaders Learn from Mistakes https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/08/11/leaders-learn-from-mistakes

Murison, C.B., 13 August 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Operating From a Time Poor Mindset https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/08/13/operating-from-a-time-poor-mindset

Murison, C.B., 19 August 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Nocebo Effect – Leading towards Positive Outcomes https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/08/19/nocebo-effect

Murison, C.B., 21 August 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Harnessing Leadership Amplification Factor https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/08/21/harnessing-leadership-amplification-factor

Murison, C.B., 25 August 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Forgiveness is an Essential Leadership Tool https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/08/25/forgiving-leaders

Murison, C.B., 31 August 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Building a Forgiving Organisational Culture https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/08/31/forgiving-organisational-culture

Murison, C.B., 5 September 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Casting The Unforgiveness Shadow https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/09/05/casting-the-unforgiveness-shadow

Murison, C.B., 9 September 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Job, Career or Calling: Which do you Lead? https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/09/09/job-career-or-calling

Murison, C.B., 10 September 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Helping People Discover their Calling – The task of Fourth Question Leaders https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/09/10/discover-calling

Murison, C.B., 15 September 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: The Problem With the Concept of Motivation – Motivation Versus Heart https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/09/15/motivation_versus_heart-leadership

Murison, C.B., 22 September 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Fourth Question Leaders Understand – The Heart Matters https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/09/22/fourth-question-leaders-understand-the-heart-matters

Murison, C.B., 29 September 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Going Beyond Aspirational Values. If you can’t see it, you can’t shoot it! https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/09/29/going-beyond-aspirational-values-if-you-cant-see-it-you-cant-shoot-it

Murison, C.B., 2015. Communication. Pak Mag. October Edition

Murison, C.B., 6 October 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Dealing with Misaligned Values https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/10/06/misaligned-values

Murison, C.B., 2015. Leave Home Now. Pak Mag November Edition

Murison, C.B., 10 November 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Immutable Principles – A Great Starting Point https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/11/10/immutable-principles-a-great-starting-point

Murison, C.B., 23 November 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Immutable Principles Frame Organisational Behaviour https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/11/23/immutable-principles-frame-organisational-behaviour

Murison, C.B., 15 December 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Immutable Principles – round pegs in round holes https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/12/15/immutable-principles-round-pegs-in-round-holes

Murison, C.B., 2016. Your Children as Teachers. Pak Mag January Edition

Murison, C.B., 11 January 2016 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: What Happens When Immutable Principles Conflict https://www.fourthquestion.com/2016/01/11/immutable-principles-conflict

Murison, C.B., 27 January 2016 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Shared Accountability Gives Immutable Principles Agency https://www.fourthquestion.com/2016/01/27/shared-accountability

Murison, C.B., 2016. Communication should be a simple thing. Pak Mag February Edition

Murison, C.B., 9 February 2016 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Personal Responsibility is the Best Type of Accountability https://www.fourthquestion.com/2016/02/09/personal-responsibility

Murison, C.B., 2016. Careful what you watch. Pak Mag. March Edition

Murison, C.B., 2016. Homework. Pak Mag April Edition

Murison, C.B., 2016. A Growing Child. Pak Mag. May Edition

Wendy Collins

BCom (UQ), GradDipEd (USQ), MMgt (USQ), CA

Lecturer / Undergraduate Course Coordinator
07 3347 7900
wcollins@chc.edu.au

Research Interests

Engaging student enthusiasm and understanding
Accounting principles and practice
Budgeting and Management Accounting
Enhancing Business Communication
Business Planning for Success
Application of Christian Worldview and Ethics to Business and Finance
Accounting
Financial & Small Business Management

Professional Affiliations

Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
Registered Teacher, Member of Queensland College of Teachers

Publications

Books

Collins, C., & Collins, W. (2013). Last priority – A journey from brokenness to freedom. Australia: Ark House Press.

Journals

Collins, W, 2011 Inside Teaching “Like Broccoli: How to turn your student on to accounting – or any subject”, 2 (1), p 41-42
Collins, W 2012 The Australian Educational Leader, “Empathy and sore bottoms”, Volume 34 Number 1 2012, pp 55-56.
Collins, W 2012 The Christian Teachers Journal, “Biblical Guidelines for the Practice of Accounting”, Volume 20.1, May, pp14 – 16
Collins, W 2013 The Australian Educational Leader, “Survival Suggestions for Sticky Staff Situations”, Volume 35 Number 1 2013, pp. 43-44.
Collins W 2013 The Australian Educational leader, “Bring in the Organisational Pest Controllers”, Volume 35 Number 2, pp. 44-45
Collins W 2013 The Australian Educational Leader, “Lessons in Managerial Skills from a Humble School Receptionist”, Volume 35 Number 3, pp. 46-47.
Collins W 2013 The Australian Educational Leader, “Atomic Language – The Power of Words,”, Volume 35, Number 4, pp. 22-23.
Collins W, 2014,e-leading Journal, ACEL “Bacon, Eggs and Feedback –The Breakfast of Champions”, January
Collins W, 2014,e-leading Journal, ACEL “Not Another Article on Time Management”, March (8)
Collins, W 2014 The Australian Educational Leader, “The Busy Badge of Honour”, Volume 36 Number 1, March, pp. 39-40
Collins, W 2014 The Australian Educational Leader, “Public speaking know how – how NOT to sound like a school teacher ”, Volume 36 Number 2, June, pp. 34-35
Collins W, 2014 e-leading Journal ACEL “How to Love Critics”, June (20)
Collins, W 2014 The Australian Educational Leader, “Mental health – it IS your business”, Volume 36 Number 3, September, pp. 60-61
Collins W, 2014, e-leading ACEL “An Attitude of Gratitude” Sept (30)
Collins W, 2014 e-leading Journal, ACEL “How to Network without feeling Awkward”, November (39)
Collins W, 2015 The Australian Education Leader, “What’s your ‘third space’? – A principal’s guide to looking after yourself”, Volume 37 Number 1, February, pp. 43-44
Collins W, 2015 Education Today, “ ‘Accounting’ is not a dirty word”, Term 1, March, pp. 46-47
Collins W, 2015, e-leading Journal, ACEL,“But I LIKE doing everything myself… stop hogging and start delegating”, March (10).
Collins W, 2015, e-leading Journal, ACEL, “Travel Tips for Teachers, May (16)
Collins W, 2015 Education today, “Budget Basics for Bosses”, Vol 15 (2) Term 2, June, pp.46-47
Collins W, 2015 The Australian Educational Leader, “Threads to Impress – Dress for Success”, Volume 37 (3) September, pp 42-43
Collins W, 2015 Education today, “School Budget Black Holes”, Vol 15 (3) Term 3, September, pp. 54-55
Collins W, 2015 Education today, “Do you smell a rat? Dealing with the risk of fraud in your school”, Vol 15 (4), Term 4, pp. 46-47
Collins W, 2015, The Australian Educational Leader, “Servant Leadership”, Volume 37 (4), November
Collins W, 2015, e-leading Journal, ACEL, “Grinch’s Guide to Surviving the Staff Christmas Party”, (October) (36)
Collins W, 2015, The Australian Educational Leader, “How NOT to play favourites with your staff” Volume 38 (1), pp. 42-43
Collins W, 2016, Education Today, “It’s my job to be pedantic”, Vol 16 (1), Term 1, pp. 46-47
Collins W, 2016, e-leading Journal ACEL “Are you a meeting monster?” (March) (7)
Collins W, 2016, Education Today “A Truck load of Accountants”, Vol 16 (2) Term 2, pp. 46-47
Collins W, 2016, The Australian Educational Leader, “Is There Something You’re Forgetting?”, Vol 38 (2), p. 33-34
Collins W, 2016 e-leading Journal, ACEL, “Mind the Gap – Bridging the Generation Gap in your School”, June, (19)
Collins W, 2016, Education Today, “It’s beginning to look a lot like budget time”, Vol 16 (3), Term 3, in press
Collins W, 2016, The Australian Educational Leader, “They called him Flipper – how to be a better decision maker”, Vol 38 (3), in press

Conference Presentations
Collins, W 2014 CHC School of Business – P is for People, August, Missional Business Conference

Collins, W 2015 Associated Christian Schools Developing Leaders Conference, Bring in the Organisational Pest Controllers – dealing with difficult people, Mercure Resort, Gold Coast, 14 July

Collins, W 2015 Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL), Courage & Commitment to Lead National Conference, Bring in the Organizational Pest Controllers – dealing with difficult people, Hilton, Sydney, 30 September

Collins, W 2016 GROW Conference, Associated Christian Schools and Christian Schools Australia, Workshop presentation Bring in the Organizational Pest Controllers – dealing with difficult people, Brisbane, 11 July

Collins, W 2016 CHC School of Business, Tourism with a Twist, Missional Business Conference, Brisbane, 9 August

D’Wayne Wigley

MBA (QUT)

Lecturer / Postgraduate Course Coordinator
07 3347 7900
dwigley@chc.edu.au

Research Interests

Business as Mission
Market Research
Marketing Management
Strategic Management
Entrepreneurship & New Venture Management

Publications

Wigley, D. (2012, May). Small business marketing. Paper presented at ‘Get growing’, Citipointe Church, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.

Wigley, D. (2012, July). God’s into business: Breaking down the sacred/secular divide. Paper presented at the Christian Schools Association Qld Conference, Mueller College, Rothwell, QLD, Australia.

Wigley, D. (2012, November). I will make your name great. Paper presented at Vose College Conference, ‘Beyond the Bottom Line: A Christian Vision for the Marketplace’, Perth, WA, Australia

Dr Anne Christie

PhD (GU), MBA (USQ), MMgt (GU), BPsychScHons (GU), GradDipPsych (Monash), GradDipEd (GU), BBus (CQU), JP(Qual)

Senior Lecturer
07 3347 7900
achristie@chc.edu.au

Research Interests

Managing people in a global economy
Ethics and Corporate Governance
Human behaviour in the workplace
Organisational change/development

Professional Affiliations

Member of Academy of Management (USA)
Member of Aust & New Zealand Academy of Management

Craig Dawson

BCom (Acc & Fin USQ), CPA, Cert IV (Ministry)

Sessional Lecturer
07 3347 7900
craig.dawson@chc.edu.au

Research Interests

Principal, Activ8 Accounting Group Pty Ltd
The Accounting Needs of Churches & Not-For-Profit Organisations
Missional Business Entrepreneurship & Creativity
Strategic Business Development
Effect of Missional Business on Organisational Culture and Design -Principles for Maximising Business Profits & Cash Flows
Effective Management of Business & Personal Taxation Liabilities
Accounting Information Systems Design & Implementation

Professional Affiliations

Member of CPA Australia

Karen du Plessis

MSc (Mathematical Statistics)(Uni of Pretoria, South Africa)

Sessional Lecturer
07 3347 7914
kduplessis@chc.edu.au

Research Interests

Integration of South Africans in society
The computer literacy of Business Students

Zoel Earl

BA Soc/Mktg (Griffith), GradCert SocSci (UQ), C.dec, LLB (QUT), GradDip PLT (QUT)

Sessional Lecturer
07 3347 7900
zoe.earl@chc.edu.au

Research Interests

Law and Legal Studies
Access to justice and dispute resolution in family law contexts
Promoting a positive client experience and engagement with the Queensland legal system
Training and equipping people to be better informed and engage professionally with society from a culturally sensitive perspective.
Equal opportunity not equality.
Demystifying legal processes
Missional Business
Human behaviour and dispute resolution.
As a professional photographer- Ensure that the little moments in life are captured the way we remember them.

Professional Affiliations

Member of the Queensland Law Society
Member of the Family Law Practitioners Association

Arthur Holmes-Brown

BA Business Studies (Monash), Master of Taxation (Curtin)

Sessional Staff Member
0435 043 165
arthur.holmes-brown@chc.edu.au

Research Interests

Accounting principles, concepts and practice
Staff training and mentoring
Capital Gains Tax
International Tax Competition

Professional Affiliations

Member of Institute of Public Accountants
Registered Tax Agent

Felicia Limmer

BBus (Marketing) (USQ), MPubRel (USQ), Diploma (Ministry) (Rhema Bible Training Centre)

Sessional Staff Member
07 3347 7900
Felicia.Limmer@chc.edu.au

Professional Interests

Encouraging people to live a life filled with passion, purpose, peace and joy.
Human Resource organisation and management.
Marketing of services.
Online and Social Marketing practices
Breaking down the basics of Marketing.
Corporate Communication
Internal Communication
Management of culture and change in organisations

Dylan Wearne

BTh (SCD), GradCert Bus (QUT), MBus Marketing (QUT), MBus International Business (QUT)

Sessional Lecturer
07 3347 7900
dylan.wearne@chc.edu.au

Professional Interests

Marketing and Communications
Non for profit
Strategic Planning and Management
Personal Development and Mentoring
Foreign Affairs
Working Cross Culturally.

Jason McNeil

BBus(QUT), LLB (QUT), MPA(Griff), JP(Qual), MQLS

Sessional Lecturer
07 3347 7978
jason.mcneil@chc.edu.au

Professional Interests

Business Law
Employment Law
Contract Law
Commercial Litigation
Negotiation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Government Business Relations
Political Leadership
Parliamentary System of Governance
Student Learning and Engagement
Application of the legal system and business world to God’s Kingdom
Ethics and Professional Integrity

Professional Affiliations

Member of Queensland Law Society
Member of Industrial Relations Society of Queensland
Member of Australia and New Zealand School of Government
Member of Institute of Public Administration Australia

Ursula Heath

BCom Acc (Rhodes), BCom Hons Acc (NMMU), Graduate Diploma in Higher Education, Chartered Accountant (South Africa)

Sessional Lecturer
07 3347 7943
ursula.heath@chc.edu.au

Professional Interests

Accounting principles and concepts
Computerised accounting
Teaching finance to non-financial managers

Professional Affiliations

Member of the South Africa Institute of Chartered Accountants