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Light at the end of the tunnel

Mutual support, solidarity and camaraderie! Over 2020 Parlour and Monash Architecture collaborated on a weekly online talk series to help our communities navigate the world of work, the futures of the profession and paths forward in the midst of the pandemic. The recordings of all sessions are now available, including CPD – links to the questions are in the posts below.

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.
Progressing careers

Progressing careers

Watch Progessing Careers, our Light at the End of the Tunnel session on sponsorship, with Natalie Galea and Sophie Olsen.
Getting to Yes

Getting to Yes

Watch our session on negotiation with Peter Gahan in conversation with Alison Cleary and Justine Clark.
Career shifts & breaks

Career shifts & breaks

Watch Career Shifts & Breaks, our Light at the End of the Tunnel session, with Shelley Penn and Dijana Tasevska.
Know thyself

Know thyself

Watch Know Thyself, our session on identifying and playing to your strengths – with Margaret Devlin.
Rethinking procurement

Rethinking procurement

Watch Rethinking Procurement with Kate Fitzgerald and Geoff Hanmer.
Speaking up

Speaking up

Watch Speaking Up, our Light at the End of the Tunnel session with Saneia Norton and Rachael Bernstone.
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