People & Community

KPMG response to government childcare announcement

KPMG is particularly pleased to note the government’s announcement stresses the fact that the additional costs of the plan will over time be outweighed by the economic activity generated.

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Ramadan: a personal reflection

As a Muslim, Ramadan is one of the most, if not the most significant months of the year for Muslims around the world.

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ANZAC Day 2021: Omnia Paratis – ready for anything

ANZAC Day is one of the few days the nation takes pause to remember those who have fallen, appreciate those that have served and those who continue to serve. Being…

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One year nestled in a makeshift home office: what I learnt and what I want you to know

As we start to see the collective light at the end of the global pandemic tunnel, I have reflected on what I have learnt over the past 12 months.

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Does business have a level playing field for ‘people of colour’?

The gender diversity journey has been under way for many years and provides many lessons for businesses to learn from, but racial diversity lags well behind.

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On International Women’s Day choose your challenge

The growing voices of women and men around the country calling into question structures, systems and cultures that discriminate will accelerate our gender equality journey.  How will you use your voice to challenge this IWD? 

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As a dad, 2020 made me incredibly thankful for what I’ve got & what I can control

2020 has made me incredibly thankful for what I’ve got, for what I can control, and for all the other small blessings I’d taken for granted. Above all else, this past year has taught me gratitude.

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Turkey and technology: why it’s about precision not price.

When I was a kid growing up in Scotland, having a succulent turkey at Christmas was a luxury we could only wish for.

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What happens next? with Bernard Salt: resilience in a time of immense change and challenge

Bushfires, floods and a pandemic – there’s no doubt that 2020 has been one of the most challenging years on record for Australian communities and businesses.

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Diego Maradona: vale to a flawed football genius

Champion. Cheat. Hero. Villain. Saint. Disgrace. All words used to describe Diego Maradona, the world’s best-ever (for me) footballer, who died aged 60.

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Remotely effective and effectively remote: the rise of the remote worker

Regardless of the type of work and workplace, COVID has provided us with the impetus to think more deliberately about how organisations structure how and where their people work.

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A creased grainy photo travelled from WWII to Timor Leste: A grandson’s memories – lest we forget

Remembrance Day allows us to stop and reflect, not only on the plight of past generations but on recent conflicts and how we pulled through, so we may heed the lessons for current global and regional security issues; it has evolved to become a deeply personal experience with individual meaning attached.

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Mental health is beyond any individual commercial agenda

If we can make a difference to the wellbeing of workers, then we can make a difference to the wellbeing of families. And if we do that, we’ve made a real difference to the whole community.

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