Sarah Lebski

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Sarah Lebski

Discipline Teacher:
Applied Business (Tourism and Events)
University College

Room Level 2 Z202 , Building Z NH AW 22

+61 3 63243043 (phone)

An acknowledged leader in the Tasmanian tourism industry, Sarah has more than 25 years’ experience working on a vast range of tourism projects, providing industry-related advice to Government, business and the private sector.

Sarah was appointed as a Director of the Tourism Northern Tasmania Board in 2016. She is currently involved with the Tamar Valley Writers’ Festival and the palawa Enterprises Trust which is developing Tasmania’s first Aboriginal tourism experience – the Wukalina Walk (Bay of Fires). She represented Tourism Industry Council Tasmania on the Tasmanian Heritage Council for four years to 2015. Sarah has also served as Chair of Judges for the Tasmanian Tourism Awards and as a judge of the Australian Tourism Awards.

In 2013, Sarah was deeply honoured to receive the Tasmanian Tourism Award, Outstanding Contribution by an Individual, which acknowledges ‘the extraordinary personal and professional achievement and contribution by an individual over many years to the Australian, and particularly the Tasmanian tourism industry’.

Career summary


Bachelor of Arts University of Tasmania Australia 1973
Graduate Diploma of Librarianship Tasmanian State Institute of Technology Australia 1974


Teaching expertise

Sarah is responsible for developing content and teaching, delivery coordination and moderation of assessments within the Associate Degree in Applied Business (Tourism and Events).

Specific tasks include:

  • Conducting classes and working in conjunction with third party partners and tourism industry experts to deliver a high quality, innovative program;
  • Preparing teaching materials to support the conduct of scheduled classes;
  • Developing teaching programs;
  • Developing and undertaking student assessments;
  • Maintaining effective and productive links with the tourism industry and the wider community
  • Contributing to improved teaching and learning, particularly the development of new courses or improvements to existing courses; and consulting with the tourism industry to inform an updated and highly relevant curriculum.

Teaching responsibility