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Mutual support, solidarity and camaraderie! Watch our online talk series to help our communities navigate the world of work, the futures of the profession and paths forward in the pandemic. All sessions include CPD – links to the questions are in the posts below.

The 2021 sessions are presented in partnership with the University of Melbourne. The 2020 sessions were in partnership with Monash University.

Parental Leave

Parental Leave

Watch Light at the End of the Tunnel 36, as we discuss strategies and tactics for navigating parental leave with Hari Pliambas and Chi Melhem.
Clarity & confidence

Clarity & confidence

Watch Nikita Morell and Lindy Johnson discuss strategies and tactics for clear and confident communication at Light at the End of the Tunnel 35.
Employee Ownership

Employee Ownership

Watch Employee Ownership with Lucy Burke-Smith and Janna DeVylder.
Light for Afghanistan

Light for Afghanistan

Watch our special session in support of Afghanistan, with Belqis Youssofzay and Tahmina Maskinyar.
Lessons from the Lockdowns – Part 2

Lessons from the Lockdowns – Part 2

Watch Part 2 of Lessons from the Lockdowns, with Sue Wittenoom and Ilana Razbash in conversation with Naomi Stead and Justine Clark.
Lessons from the Lockdowns – part 1

Lessons from the Lockdowns – part 1

Watch the first Light at the End of the Tunnel session for 2021 – Lessons from the Lockdowns with Thihoa Gill and Sarah Bennett.
Good Citizens – participating in public

Good Citizens – participating in public

Watch our session on advocacy and the importance of built environment professionals embracing what it means to be a good citizen – with Tania Davidge and Colleen Peterson.
Change from the inside

Change from the inside

Watch our session on making change from within – as employees, not employers – with Greta Stoutjesdijk and Johanna Picton.
Changing Cultures

Changing Cultures

Watch our session on cultural change in construction and what we might learn from work underway – with Alison Mirams and Natalie Galea.
How are the academics faring?

How are the academics faring?

Watch our session looking at what is going on in the universities and how academics are managing – with Deborah Ascher Barnstone and Libby Sander.
Reframing practice – new models

Reframing practice – new models

Watch our Light at the End of the Tunnel session exploring new models of practice and engagement – with Kieran Wong and Anna Maskiell.
Flexibility – How and why

Flexibility – How and why

Watch our Light at the End of the Tunnel session on the how and why of flexible work with Brian Clohessy.
The View from Cairns

The View from Cairns

Watch our Light at the End of the Tunnel session on regional work and the potential of hybrid practice models with Shaneen Fantin and Belinda Allwood.
Ethics in Practice

Ethics in Practice

Watch Ethics in Practice, with Lee Hillam and Stephanie Bullock in conversation with Justine Clark and Alison Cleary.
Migration Matters

Migration Matters

Watch our session on the issues facing international students and architects during the pandemic, with Shelley Duffy and Thihoa Gill.
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