People & Community

Gay and Lesbian inclusion: It’s time we gave it a sporting chance

This weekend, Sydney will faire la fête with the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, an event that began in 1978 when more than 500 people assembled at Taylor Square for a…

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Reading is to the mind as exercise is to the body: we know it’s good for us, but…

“We lose ourselves in things we love. We find ourselves there, too.” Kristin Martz Reading is to the mind as exercise and healthy food is to the body: we know…

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On Valentine’s Day, my heart will go on

You could be forgiven for thinking (especially if you’re a heart broken sceptic) that Valentines’ Day is purely a marketing activity.

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Ditch the colouring book

If you have been in a bookstore lately (physical or virtual) you will have seen the adult colouring book phenomenon.

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Fitness fads to professional nirvana: how everything matters, even Camp Kale

  You know that person who works at their sport – running or lifting or swimming or rowing – with single minded focus day after day, month after month, for…

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The heat before Christmas

Juan-Carlo Tomas is tired of trying to convince his traditional, meat-and-three-veg migrant parents that they don’t need to fire up the oven again this Christmas.

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An innovative Australia? It will need a visionary workforce shift

How do we generate an innovative and entrepreneurial Australia over the next decade? Why, with the right people, a focus on their productivity and leaders who encourage a diversity of…

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Want improved productivity? Try investing in some more recovery time.

White-collar stress levels are on the rise with employees constantly connected to digital devices and working harder and longer than ever before.

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Playing Our Part: a workplace response to Domestic and Family Violence

Why is domestic and family violence an issue that workplaces should respond to?

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Parental Leave: it’s all about equality for both men and women

Today, KPMG Australia was awarded an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) citation by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA), which recognises employer commitment and best practice in promoting…

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Wonder Women: Leading innovation in Australia

There are some extremely talented women in Australia, who are standing up leading innovation, creative industries, investment and entrepreneurship. But they are often just not seen. 

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Eight hours labour, eight hours recreation, eight hours rest: productivity in the balance

In the last week there has been a public holiday in every state, but not on the same day and not for the same reason.

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The gender pay gap: more than an historical anomaly

Today is Equal Pay Day. And it is not just a random choice that it falls, this year, on 4 September. Today is 65 days from the start of the…

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