Argyll Consultancy

Northern Rivers based and servicing wherever you are. Affordable. Nimble.

Northern Rivers based and servicing wherever you are. Affordable. Nimble.

Northern Rivers based and servicing wherever you are. Affordable. Nimble. Northern Rivers based and servicing wherever you are. Affordable. Nimble.

Why choose Argyll Consultancy?


Qualifications and Memberships


  • Accredited Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner
  • Australian Legal Practitioner 
  • Registered Nurse, Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
  • Professional Member of the Resolution Institute
  • Former member of the Drug and Alcohol Community Advisory Committee, Northern NSW Local Health District.
  • Member of the Mental Health Forum, Northern NSW Local Health District.
  • Member of the Community Advisory Group, Lismore Base Hospital
  • Member of the National Register of Mental Health Consumer and Carer Representatives, Mental Health Australia.



  • "Thanks for your help, Tess. I wish I had contacted you long before." 
  • "Thank you again. This has been a very stressful time for me and your assistance is very much appreciated." 
  •  “Tess was always exemplary” Mary-Ellen
  • “She had superior [client management] skills” Brett
  •  “I would recommend Tess as she is excellent” Wayne
  • “I would like to sincerely thank you for your commitment” Ellie
  •  “Tess helped with problem solving as she has the ability to look outside the square. She has the ability to see different points of view.” John
  • “Tess has a very bubbly friendly personality yet remains professional. She is very approachable. She has a good attitude” Nat
  • “All I can say is whoever uses Tess’s mediation will be very lucky to have her” Troy
  • “Bright personality, ability to think globally, highly intelligent, prepared to take on challenges” Trent
  • “Affable, patient, encouraging and attentive” Lou
  • “She is able to connect with people on a personal level” Maria
  • “Willing to go the extra mile” Katie

Client Safety

Yes, Tess has:

 - a clear NSW Working With Children Check 

 - a clear QLD Blue Card 

 - a clear National Police check  

Qualifications and Training

Successful completion of:

• Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution Practice, 2018.

• Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, 2010, College of Law, Sydney.

• Graduate Certificate of Clinical Supervision, 2002, Whitireia Polytechnic, Wellington, New Zealand.

• Graduate Certificate of Preceptorship (adult learning and assessment), 2001, Bay of Plenty District Health Board, New Zealand. 

• Master of Arts, 2006, Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand) Postgraduate School of Nursing and Midwifery. 

• Bachelor of Laws, 2009, Macquarie University, Sydney. 

• Bachelor of Arts (Theatre & Film, English), 1998, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

• Registered Nurse, 1986, Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, (now The Children’s Hospital at Westmead).

• Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt – International Association for Six Sigma Certification, 2015.

• Accelerating Implementation Methodology (AIM) – Centre for Healthcare Redesign in 2014 and 2018. 

• Australian Institute of Company Directors, Foundations of Directorship, 2013


Former Clients


Tess has completed work for the following organisations

  • Men and Family Centre, Lismore
  • AR Market Research
  • McClure Law
  • Emerson Health
  • A Brisbane commercial law firm
  • Reali Supply
  • QLD Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors
  • Northern NSW Local Health District
  • Mid North Coast Local Health District
  • NSW Health Care Complaints Commission
  • Lismore Women's Health and Resource Centre
  • Mental Health Carers, NSW (Peak Body)
  • ARAFMI, Central Coast
  • NSW Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care (as it  was)
  • NSW Ministry of Health
  • NSW Health eHealth
  • NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation
  • New Zealand Ministry of Health
  • Australian Government Department of Human Services, Child  Support
  • Australian Government Department of Health
  • NSW Mental Health Commission
  • Breastscreen NSW
  • Expert Opinion Services, Sydney
  • Communio Pty Ltd
  • Catholic Healthcare
  • St Vincent’s Hospital, Darlinghurst, Sydney
  • Hutt Valley District Health Board, New Zealand
  • Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing
  • Official Visitor Program under the Mental Health Act 2007  (NSW).