About Us
Our Clients

Gryphon has been operating for over 20 years - in that time we have provided services to the organisations listed below.

Gryphon Management Consultants Pty Ltd has been operating as a small consulting group since 1993 predominantly in the health industry

SIR/DBMS support and application development.

SIRXs is an Australian database management system. We have designed and implemented hundreds of database applications from survey analysis thru to integrated financial management and client tracking systems using this software. Gryphon provides support to major SIR applications in government and the private sector such as the Victorian fisheries system.

Statistics and Analysis,
Integrated Applications,
Relational Database.

SIR is three systems in one - relational database, application development tool together with reporting and analysis. To complement the SIR support we also offer design and implementation of Lotus Notes databases. Applications written in SIR are used by:
Heartbase® Clinical Management & Medical Research Software – a cardiac patient management system.
CANDE – DPI’s fisheries management and research system,
FRIYR – forest yield system
GRYTNA – cost effective T&A and award interpretation system

Gryphon can provide a cost competitive time and attendance system with award interpretation that is proven in large chris21 installations. This system, while designed for 24 hour hospital environments, has been adapted to call centre operations and web based timesheet capture.

Directors - Gryphon Management Consultants

Netta Griffin

Netta has had an extensive career in line management which includes the positions of Manager Operations at Melbourne Water, General Manager Customer Operations at Yarra Valley Water and Corporate Services Director with Conservation and Natural Resources.

Netta has been a director of RACV since 1998 and currently occupies the position of President annd Chair of the board. She has a Bachelor of Arts from Monash University, Company Directors Diploma and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Currently a management consultant and mentor, she has a background in senior executive roles in the water industry. Netta was a council member of La Trobe University from 1998 through 2010 and remains chair of Yarra Valley Water's Customer Consultative Committee.


  • Management Consultant, Gryphon Management Consultants
  • Council Member, LaTrobe University
  • General Manager Customer Operations, Yarra Valley Water
  • Manager Operations, Melbourne Water
  • Manager Industrial Waste, Melbourne Water
  • Manager Corporate Services, Melbourne Water
  • Community Programs Officer, Road Traffic Authority
  • Community Liaison Officer, Monash University

  • Director, Royal Automobile Club of Victoria (RACV) Ltd
  • RACV Holdings Pty Ltd
  • RACV Insurance Pty Ltd
  • RACV Road Service Pty Ltd
  • Director, Gryphon Management Consultants Pty Ltd

Col Barling
BA, Grad Dip Applied Psychology, Dip Counselling

Col has worked in senior roles in the private and government sectors. He has wide and diverse experience in the fields of information technology, industrial relations, human resource management, counselling and telecommunications engineering.

He holds a BA, Graduate Diploma in Applied Psychology, Diploma of Counselling and is an accredited administrator of the MBTI. He retired from psychology private practice in 2015 but continues to provide mediation services and SIR support to organisations.

Col has participated in international software conferences and has published papers in the fields of computing and human resources management.
He has over 35 years association with software development using SIR and Lotus Notes.

  • Director Gryphon Management Consultants Pty Ltd (2015 - 2018)
  • Director & Psychologist, Gryphon Management Consultants Pty Ltd (2000 - 15)
  • Director SIAG Business Services Pty Ltd (1998-99)
  • Director Information Systems SIAG (1996-2000)
  • Consultant, Gryphon Management Consultants Pty Ltd (1993 - 96)
  • Manager, Computer Services - VEF/VECCI (1987-93)
  • Manager, Information Systems - Department of Labour (1985-87)
  • Manager, Industrial Democracy Unit - Ministry of Industrial Affairs (1983-85)
  • Principal Industrial Officer - Telecom - Industrial Relations (1979-83)
  • Senior Technical Officer - Telecom Research Labs (1966-79)


Our Clients

Alliance Catering
Ansair Pty Ltd
Archetypes Pty Ltd
Australia Post
Australian Psychologists Press
Ballarat Base Hospital
Baptist Community Care
Baronor Private Hospital
Barwon Water
Benalla Health
Boylan Transport
Bunge Ballarat
Cabrini Health
Central Highlands Div of GP
City of Kingston
City of Melbourne
City of Moreland
City of Port Phillip
City West Water
Clare Dewan & Associates
Clive Peeters
Coopers & Lybrand
DEKS Industies
Department of State Development, Business & Innovation

Department of Human Services
Department of Infrastructure
Department of Justice
Department of Premier & Cabinet
Department of Primary Industries
Division of General Practice
Eastern Health
Education Department
Ensign Spotless
Epworth Hospital
Fawkner Memorial Trust
Gribbles Pathology
Healthscope (inc multiple hospitals -
    NorthEast Rehab, Melb Private, Vic Clinic, Sunnybank Private, Alamanda Private, Bellbird Private, Geelong Private, Cotham Private, Newcastle Private, John Fawkner, Dorset Private, VAC, Sydney SouthWest, Nepean Private, Knox Private, Northpark Private, Hobart Private, Brisbane Waters Private, Ringwood Private, Lady Davidson, Cambelltown Private, Mosman Private, Cardiff Medical Clinic, Como Private, etc)
Healthscope Pathology
Holmsglen Tafe
Kagan Transport
Kalparrin ECIS
Laminex Industries
Latrobe Regional Hospital
Melbourne Water
Melbourne Parks & Waterways
Metropolitan Fire Brigades Board
Mercy Health & Aged Care
Mercy Private Hospital
Mitre 10
Museum of Victoria
Pacific Access (Sensis)
RACV (pre 1998)
Royal District Nursing Service
Rockwell International
Royal Children's Hospital
Royal Women’s Hospital
Service Industry Advisory Group
Shire of Indigo
South East Water
Southern Health
(multiple sites inc Alliance Catering, Defence, Resources, Education, Hospital Services, etc)
Swinburne University
The Melbourne Pain Group
Transport Ticketing Authority
Victorian Bush Nursing Association
Victorian Plantations Corporation
Villa Maria Society
Women's Clinic on Richmond Hill
Women's & Childrens Health
Woodlands Golf Club
World Vision Australia
Yarra Valley Water Ltd