Paul Callaghan

self-help, Australian Aboriginal wisdom


Paul Callaghan is a Worimi man who was born in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia and grew up in the small coastal town of Karuah where he has many special memories.

During his life Paul has worked in many industries including the mining industry, government, education and training, aquaculture, university and social welfare. He has qualifications in a diverse range of disciplines including surveying, drafting, accounting, economics, training, executive leadership, emotional intelligence, company governance and executive/organisational coaching. His greatest teachers however, have been the 'black dog' of depression and Aboriginal people he has met 'out bush'.

Paul has had many years experience as an Executive and Chief Executive where he has had over 1,000 staff but now runs his own small business where he utilises his experience in the corporate arena, his experience in Aboriginal culture and his experience in healing.

Paul is passionate about wellbeing for both the individual and business enterprises. He is a speaker, trainer, facilitator and executive coach who delivers programs targeting a diverse range of groups including children, adolescents, adults and organisations.



Books by Paul Callaghan

iridescence (finding your colours and living your story)

iridescence (finding your colours and living your story)

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At 34 years of age, Paul Callaghan had it all. Especially for an Aboriginal person. But on his 35th birthday, Paul's life came crashing down. iridescence is the story of his return to country, of finding himself, and of finding a path lost not just him, but to many of us, regardless of culture or background. Written for people everywhere, iridescence will help you find your colours.