About Us

Tactical Trainer provides training services to individuals, businesses and organisations throughout Australia, dedicated to improving business and people performance.

Tactical Trainer currently offers expertise and a wide range of training courses across three key areas:

  • Personal and Professional Effectiveness
  • Communication Excellence
  • Supervise. Manage. Lead
  • Certified Professional Member (CAHRI) of AHRI (Australian Human Resource Institute)

Our trainers have been carefully selected for their exceptional communication and people skills, and their outstanding ability to bring training to life, making it an unforgettable experience for delegates and bringing guaranteed results for organisations.

Lead Trainer:

Gae Mackay is the Lead Trainer, and Founder of Tactical Trainer, and is based in Darwin in the Northern Territory.  Gae’s experience spans over 20 years, and has included both corporate and private enterprise, working in HR, education, recreation, conservation, tourism and retail.  Gae has worked with Business Owners, Chief Executive Officers, Directors, Managers and of course, Employees.

Having run a number of businesses and managed both small and large teams of people, Gae is very familiar with many of the common issues and challenges being faced by businesses today.  Tactical Trainer’s programs incorporate the latest business trends and research, and using proven tools and techniques, Gae is able to create tailored programs with tangible results.


  • Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Applied Science
  • Master of Management (Strategic Mgt, Change Mgt, Operations Mgt, HR Mgt)
  • Certified Professional Member (CAHRI) of AHRI (Australian Human Resource Institute)
  • Certified DiSC Practitioner
  • Certified member of HR Coach Network