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Achieving the right balance

Achieving the right balance

Michael Gay on balancing career and family, based in his experience of combining a busy practice, professional commitments and toddler twins.
Tackling gender bias in recruitment

Tackling gender bias in recruitment

Michael Gay reflects on the importance of fair and equitable recruitment in architectural practice.
The powerful impact of part-time work

The powerful impact of part-time work

Part-time employment can have enormous benefits – to employers and employees, but also to the creative process, argues Madeline Sewall.
The merits of mentoring

The merits of mentoring

When it comes to creating a motivated and well-supported architectural workforce, mentoring is a no-brainer, argues Michael Smith.
Women in Architecture: Susan Dugdale

Women in Architecture: Susan Dugdale

Meet Alice Springs–based architect Susan Dugdale, the latest profile in our Women in Architecture series.
NCGE essay 1: Leadership

NCGE essay 1: Leadership

Women make great leaders, but a seat at the top table is often elusive. Emma Williamson explores the obstacles women face on the road to the top.
Women in architecture: Catherine Startari

Women in architecture: Catherine Startari

Our latest profile in the Women in Architecture series is GHD Woodhead architect and new NCGE member Catherine Startari, who has returned to home base after seven years working abroad.
Meet the new National Committee for Gender Equity

Meet the new National Committee for Gender Equity

Meet the new-look National Committee for Gender Equity, a welcome mix of familiar faces and newcomers.
Women in Architecture: Kirsten Orr

Women in Architecture: Kirsten Orr

Meet Professor Kirsten Orr, Head of School of Architecture & Design at the University of Tasmania.
Women in Architecture: Daphne Cheong

Women in Architecture: Daphne Cheong

Be prepared, speak with authority and, above all else, deliver on the project. It's the best way to stymie gender bias on site, says Daphne Cheong.
Women in Architecture: BKA Architecture

Women in Architecture: BKA Architecture

Lee Hillam profiles BKA Architecture, a firm with an impressive approach to equitable employment, and explores the benefits of a flexible, part-time and gender-equitable workforce.
GET-ting on with it!

GET-ting on with it!

The NSW Gender Equity Taskforce (GET) is making a difference (and you can too!). Lee Hillam talks with Callantha Brigham.
An open letter to members of the Australian Institute of Architects

An open letter to members of the Australian Institute of Architects

Michael Smith is urging all members of the Australian Institute of Architects to support a campaign for more diverse leadership. We republish his letter to members.
Women in Architecture: Clare Kwok

Women in Architecture: Clare Kwok

Meet Clare Kwok, our latest profile in the National Gender Equity Committee's Women in Architecture series.
Women in Architecture: Melinda Dodson

Women in Architecture: Melinda Dodson

Melinda Dodson, director and principal architect of Melinda Dodson Architects, interviewed by Michael Smith.
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