Merry Christmas from Merit Solutions

The Merit Solutions team would like to wish you a safe and joyous festive season.
Our office will be closed from 1:00pm Thursday 24th December and will re-open on Monday 4th January.
Any urgent requests or enquiries can be made by emailing

Local Buy Pre-Qualified Supplier – Business Management Services

Merit Solutions is proud to announce that we have been included in the Local Buy Register of Pre-Qualified Suppliers for Business Management Services (BUS 249-0515). Under this arrangement, we can provide services for your organisation in the following categories: Business Management and Corporate Governance Corporate Development and Strategic Planning Business Operational Planning Organisational Restructures Operational Improvement People, […]

Standing Offer Arrangement: QLD Government ICT Related Services

Merit Solutions has been successfully appointed to the ICT Services Panel (ICTSS.13.03) for the Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation (DSITI). Under this arrangement, Merit Solutions can provide the following services: Business change management Business analysis Requirements definition and management Change implementation planning and management Organisation design and implementation Skills management Learning and development management […]

Farewell Jan Sturgess, after 18 years with Merit Solutions

At the end of January, Merit Solutions farewelled Jan Sturgess, who has been fundamental to our business from its inception more than 18 years ago.  Jan was a co-founder of Merit Solutions in 1996 and was joint Managing Director until 2010.  For the past 4 years, she has continued her work with us as an […]

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Welcoming our new consultants in 2014

Welcoming our newest consultants in 2014 – Jodie Howlett, Hannelie Whitehead, Joyce Maris & Judy Oswin

Standing Offer Arrangements

Merit Solutions is proud to be included in several standing offer arrangements. If you are looking to engage our assistance in recruitment, selection support (scribing), HR consultancy, or learning & development (training), then check below to see if you can access any preferred panels. Queensland Government Local Government Federal Government Other   For more information, […]

Action Learning and Work-Applied Learning (WAL)

Dr. Ron Passfield, a Director of Merit Solutions, recently presented on action learning, action research and reflective practice at the Work-Applied Learning for Change Conference in Adelaide. The Conference was jointly sponsored by the Australian Institute of Business (AIB) and Middlesex University, London and supported by the Action Learning, Action Research Association (ALARA).   Dr. Passfield […]

Welcome Michelle & Jo

We are very happy to welcome two new Senior Consultants to our team.   Jo Ekstrom brings to us a broad range of HR generalist experience spanning a 15 year career across the public sector. In her spare time, she enjoys completing renovations to her home.     Michelle Burton joins us following 10 years […]

Storytelling and Cultural Change – A Summary of our October Breakfast Seminar

“When we tell stories our whole brain is engaged and so is the brain of our listeners…” This month’s interactive session was run by Dr. Ron Passfield and Organisational Psychologist, Maria O’Leary. Ron started off the session by having participants tell a Melbourne Cup story in pairs.  He then debriefed this experience in terms of […]