People & Community

International Transgender Day of Visibility: This is Sarah’s story

Once upon a time, in a suburb not so far away from where she now works, a little ‘girl’ was born. This little ‘girl’ was unlike many other girls, in that she looked like and was treated like a boy.

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Armistice 100. Victory but little sense of triumph with the poignant truth we would do it all again

The Australian Returned Soldiers and Sailors Imperial League (the forerunner to the RSL) first sold poppies for Armistice* Day in 1921 importing one million silk poppies, made in French orphanages. They remain a symbol of remembrance.

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Want to develop resilience? Get comfortable with being uncomfortable

Individuals who are more resilient are considered to be more adaptive within the ever changing workplace.

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Mental Toughness: It’s a mindset and more than just being resilient

Have you ever wondered what makes someone a good athlete? Or a good leader? Or a good parent? Why do some people accomplish their goals while others fail?

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Equal work for equal pay? Will the workplace of the future help close the gender gap?

Today we ‘celebrate’ a small step in the journey for equal pay for equal work.  The national gender pay gap has reached its lowest level in 20 years at 14.6 percent.…

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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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