Regional & Remote Consultants

About Right Hand Remote Solutions

Right Hand Remote Solutions is a boutique consultancy agency that provides practical help to Not-for-Profit Organisations and Aboriginal Corporations delivering government funded programs in rural and remote Australia. Our support encompasses programs including Employment Services, Disability Services, Community Development, and Indigenous Workforce Development Programs.

This help includes strategic advice and ideas, right through to hands-on support to get the job done. We assist with everything from planning, implementation, grants and tender processes, staff training, capacity development, community consultation, and contractual compliance.

We also have extensive knowledge in governance and corporate functions including development of policies and procedures.

If you need to build your community organisation, we can help you get there faster and more efficiently.

Shaun Fowler - Consultant at Right Hand Remote Solutions
Shaun Fowler

Founder and Principal Consultant

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Company Directors Course
(Australian Institute of Company Directors)
Grad. Cert. Not-for-Profit Management
(Australian Catholic University)
Diploma of Project Management (TAFE SA)

Specialising in:

  • Interim CEO and Executive Management Roles
  • Business Intelligence Data and Reporting
  • Tender and Grant Writing
  • Financial Analysis and Budgeting

Shaun Fowler has worked in remote and regional Australia for over fifteen years, specialising in remote services delivery and operational and contractual management of employment programs.

He has experience working both on the ground delivering programs – and with the Commonwealth Government, shaping policy and programs. Shaun has significant knowledge of government policy formulation, processes and funding arrangements.

Shaun is a strong advocate of sharing and tailoring best practice models and has been instrumental in supporting and facilitating collaboration among remote employment service providers. Shaun has successfully established industry forums, organised and coordinated a national conference and has been a member of various government and peak body representative bodies.

In late 2012 Shaun launched Right Hand Remote Solutions to support rural and remote organisations delivering programs such as the Community Development Program and the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Shaun is currently a Board Director of Jobs Australia Ltd, the national peak body which helps not-for-profit employment and community services across Australia.

When not working within remote and regional communities, Shaun can often be found along a hiking trail somewhere in Australia’s wilderness.

Craig Cullinan - Consultant at Right Hand Remote Solutions
Craig Cullinan

Senior Consultant

LinkedIn Craig Cullinan

Grad. Cert. Management (University of Ballarat)

Craig Cullinan is an experienced consultant with involvement in the employment services industry since privatisation by the Commonwealth Government. Craig has worked in management roles covering Government, the private sector and community based organisations.

He has experience managing multiple sites and/or
programs across regional and remote Australia and has
been involved with Indigenous employment since 2010.

Over twenty years industry experience, including various
senior management roles, has allowed Craig to build a
considerable understanding of the policy and practices that
drive employment services.

He has presented at local and national industry forums and
conferences, facilitated workshops covering operational
and performance themes and been a member of industry
working groups.

CASS POWELL

Business Advisor

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Dip. Business Management
Level III AUSLAN
Certifcate IV Youth Services

Specialising in:

  • Executive Management Roles
  • Program Implementation
  • Frontline support and training
  • Community Engagement

Cass has been involved in the employment services sector since 2000, undertaking a variety of operational and management roles until 2010 when she moved into remote employment services as a Business Advisor. She has since spanned the width of the country working with many different organisations. She has presented to industry forums and has supported organisations through the process of implementing new programs, both government funded and philanthropic.

As a former teacher in Business and Marketing, Cass specialises in performance improvement, frontline training, and stakeholder engagement. She is able to integrate into remote communities quickly and smoothly to build relationships with employers, job seekers, and other key organisations and stakeholders.

Cass is an avid photographer and can be found behind the camera in her spare time.