Lisa Gissing


From Melbourne to Perth to the Tiwi Islands, from Launceston to Port Moresby, Lisa has helped many individuals, communities and businesses to build financial confidence for over ten years.

Lisa Gissing

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Training Manager for Indigenous Communities, Davidson Institute.

From Melbourne to Perth to the Tiwi Islands, from Launceston to Port Moresby, Lisa has helped many individuals, communities and businesses to build financial confidence for over ten years. From developing and delivering face to face workshops, to facilitating webinars and creating educational tools, she is committed to delivering education with impact, flexibility and sensitivity tailored for each audience. She is responsible for delivering on Westpac’s Reconciliation Action Plan financial education commitment. In 2016 she was runner up in the Westpac Women of Influence Awards recognising her work around Inclusion and Diversity. Her story is featured on the Westpac Careers website as an example of people helping people and she is also here to help you.

Mob Pod: Melinda Brown – Spirit Dreaming Australia.

Melinda Brown is a Ngunnawal woman and is the Director of Spirit Dreaming Education and Training Solutions and Australian Family Group Conferencing. She speaks with Lisa Gissing about what she loves most about being a business owner and the importance of cash flow.

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Mob Pod: Trish Frail - Thulii Ngemba Cafe.

Trish Frail, owner and operator of Thulii Ngemba café in Brewarina in North West NSW has converted her backyard into a café that specialises in cooking everything with a native ingredient. She shares her business lessons learnt and the joy she has in being a business owner.

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Mob Pod: Florence Drummond – Indigenous Women in Mining and Resources Australia

The Davidson Institute’s Lisa Gissing talks to Florence Drummond, CEO and Co-Founder of Indigenous Women in Mining and Resources Australia (IWIMRA), about how she turned a social network into a business to create opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in the mining and resources sector across Australia.

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National Reconciliation Week.

With National Reconciliation Week between 27 May and 3 June, we speak to Michael Mieni, Suzi Hullick and Alinta McGuire from Westpac about their thoughts on the importance of this week and how everyone can play their part in taking action towards Reconciliation.

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Building financial confidence in Indigenous communities.

As accredited Financial Wellbeing Champions with Westpac’s Davidson Institute, Darren and Leigh deliver financial education to Indigenous communities. Read why they joined the program and the impact the education is having locally.

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Digital card – Shopping with your mobile phone.

Imagine going shopping with just your mobile phone. It’s now possible with digital cards. This article explains what a digital card is and how to use it.

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