People & Community

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Everyday sexism; outdated stereotypes & throw away lines that entrench gender inequity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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15.3 percent and falling very slowly: the gender pay gap is still unacceptably high

The mantra of equal pay for equal work became law in Australia in 1973, so why is it still so hard to achieve?

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The things I wasn’t told about getting the best out of my graduate program

Everyone’s graduate experience is difference but the lessons I learnt, and now see played out in others, are worth sharing.

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How global mobility can help you retain your best people

The role of your global mobility team is clear: make sure your employees arrive where they’re needed, when they’re needed, and don’t fall foul of any tax or immigration rules in the process, right?

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For true recovery, sometimes you just need to press ‘mental pause’

Sustained performance needs recovery time. You have no chance of sustaining performance if you don’t take time to pause.

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One Magic Square: how small home gardens can increase vegetable consumption

In National Science Week we uncover why despite the widely publicised benefits, consumption of fruit and vegetables remains sub-optimal many Australians.

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