Our Philosophy

  • To design, develop and deliver innovative adult education solutions.
  • To provide the skills and knowledge for life long learning
  • To encourage and enhance the development of leadership
  • To provide high quality solutions to increase skills, knowledge and capability through innovative organisational development services.

Our Experience

  • Over 25 years within the education industry matched with experience in industry.
  • Both private and public sector experience
  • Developing and designing training programs for internal staff

Our People

Katherine Hawes

Katherine has a mixed background of education, legal and media experience. She currently lecturers in the areas of legal issues for businesses and law for non lawyers, including business law, corporations law, WHS, risk management, and legal issues for event management.

Katherine has extensive experience in designing and implementing adult education programs within the legal environment, specialising in providing legal knowledge to non lawyers. Overall excellent knowledge and experience which allows her to provide an inspirational learning experience for students.

  • Bachelor of Laws University of New South Wales
  • Bachelor of Arts (Communications) University of Technology Sydney
  • Graduate Diploma of Business University of Technology Sydney
  • Masters Maritime Law and Policy University of Wollongong
  • Masters of Laws University of Sydney (completing 2012)
  • Masters Adult Education University of Technology (completing 2012)

Accreditations and Certifications

  • Accredited Compliance Officer, Compliance Institute of Australia (2007)
  • Accredited Investigator, Investigations Australia (2005)
  • Accredited Internal Auditor, SAI Global (2005)
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Southern Cross Training (2010 Sept)
  • Certificate in Online Teaching and Development – Swinburne University (2012)

About Katherine Hawes

Katherine Hawes has 20 years experience as a lawyer and business owner. She started her first small business at the age of 16. Katherine is passionate about assisting business owners to understand legal matters and would rather help people proactively with education and training rather than meeting them when something goes wrong. Katherine has seen many companies not succeed because the owners did not know the law.


33/9 Hoyle Avenue, Castle Hill NSW 2154, Australia  

Telephone: +61 (2) 8858 3233

Email: info@aquariuseducation.com