People & Community

Crossing the English Channel with purpose: Swim on for Soldier On.

Everybody, even elite athletes and highly disciplined people, struggle at times to stay motivated.

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Backlash and buy-in; addressing the perceived inequality of gender equality

Tired of hearing about gender inequality? Some people believe efforts to achieve gender equality have simply ‘gone too far’.

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KPMG expands capability with record partner appointments

KPMG Australia has announced its largest intake of 78 new partners, up from 62 in 2017.

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Increasing the number of women on boards – it can and should be done

The last month was significant for Australia’s boards – both positively and negatively.

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Working mum: successful, part-time and sane. This is Jayne’s story

My story is not that unusual. Did well at school, went to uni, got a great job, travelled, lived overseas, got married, progressed well in a career I loved and then had kids. I have to say, when I was younger I never expected to be a stay at home mum.

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Marriage equality – a personal story of transforming the 7 year itch to the 7 year hitch.

On May 17 people all over Australia will stand against discrimination in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and queer (LGBTIQ) mates, colleagues and families. KPMG Enterprise Partner, Heather Hicks, shares her story of her recent marriage to her wife, Kate.

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On International Women’s Day: will you press for progress?

Today is International Women’s Day. The first international celebration was in 1911 as part of the Suffrage  Movement. Then it was about the right to vote; now it means a lot more to many women (and men) around the world.

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The outsource before Christmas

Who has the time to plan, let alone prepare the perfectly inappropriate Downton Abbey-style feast this Christmas? So why not outsource it.

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Everyday sexism; outdated stereotypes & throw away lines that entrench gender inequity

Have you ever used the phrase, “like a girl’? Run, “like a girl”; hit a ball, “like a girl”; cry, “like a girl”. This is everyday sexism.

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Exercise for health, emotional wellbeing and productivity

The fitness industry has typically had a focus on helping people look good. In recent times, the mindset has shifted from looking good to feeling good to improving our productivity

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Creativity, innovation and the arts promoting positive mental health

While Mental Health Day aims to promote positive mental health, the harsh reality is that more and more Australians are falling victim to mental ill health.

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Three months, zero alcohol, surprising results!

The remarkable upsides to a quarter of alcoholic abstinence.

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The importance of your personal mental health network #RUOK

Maybe it’s time the professional networks we keep started to look a little different.

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