Julie has a lengthy work history in both the community and public sectors, having held positions in several sectors of the community services industry including child care, crisis accommodation, community development, and housing sectors, the Department of Housing and local government.
Prior to joining Bradfield Nyland Group in 1997, Julie was a lecturer in Community Management at the University of Technology, where she had been since 1989. At UTS she had undertaken consultancy and research through the Centre for Australian Community Organisations (CACOM) and her private consultancy work. She coordinated the undergraduate programs in Community Management, and developed the Bachelor of Arts in Community Management, Faculty of Business.
Over the past ten years she has undertaken a number of significant research projects into aspects of the community sector, including the management support needs of community sector organisations (national study), community management models and processes, contracting relationships with government, quality management processes in community based organisations, and training provision and needs in the community services industry.
She has regularly presented workshops, seminars, and conference papers on a range of community management issues, and is the author of a number of publications dealing with community management, including alternative approaches to the "classic" community management model.
Her areas of expertise include:
Julie Nyland is a graduate in Arts from the University of NSW, with a Doctorate in Sociology from Macquarie University, NSW.
Bradfield Nyland Group is the consultancy Practice of Breaking New Ground Pty Ltd