People & Community

Blogging your way to success

The KPMG Newsroom, populated with posts from a variety of partners and staff, was launched on Nov 3. Nearly two months in, it is instructive to look at the early experience,…

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Women need sponsors

Recently, a political milestone was reached in federal parliament. As the speaker, Bronwyn Bishop remarked “The House of Representatives might have made a little bit of history.” For the first…

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The two percenters

On December 10, International Human Rights Day, few Australians will focus attention on the persecution of left-handed people. Such persecution still exists, but not in mainstream Australian society. This is…

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Reconciliation: A landmark moment for Australia

Wednesday is International Human Rights Day. It’s on a day such as this that we should ask ourselves a key question: how can we ensure equality of opportunity for all…

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Equal pay – no small change

Yesterday, the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) released a detailed report on the gender composition of the Australian workforce. The data shows that despite the emphasis on gender equality in…

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G20 to learn about Daughter-Water?

It seems from media reports that the gender gap in workforce participation will be one of the key themes of this weekend’s G20 Leaders summit in Brisbane. It has been…

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One vote: one Australia

Engagement in the Australian electoral system is lowest in Australians aged 25 years and under, whether it be through informal voting or not voting at all. This statistic is even…

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