16 April, 2019

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Flexible Working Day – 22 May 2019

The world has changed and continues to change. Many of us no longer work in factories where the more hours you did, the more output you achieved. Where you clocked in and out for your shift using your time cards. Thanks to technology, new industries and entrepreneurs globally solving problems,...

16 April, 2019
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Catherine Fox on Women Kind, quotas and advancing women in the workplace

Catherine Fox, Director of Diversity at Women & Leadership Australia (WLA), author, columnist and broadcaster, has spent more than 20 years finding out how we can get more women into the workplace. She is speaking at WLA’s forthcoming Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums, delivering a fascinating session entitled Women Kind: Unlocking...

3 April, 2019
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Female Leader, Lyndell Fogarty, CEO performHR

Lyndell Fogarty CEO performHR started her business 10 years ago, with a vision of providing a HR service model that allowed business leaders to focus on leading, growing and protecting their organisations. Ten years on and performHR is leading the way in how professional HR delivery can be – pragmatic, agile and...

25 March, 2019
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Mythbusting – Women and Employment

Five Ways You Can Bust Myths About Women and Why It’s Important Inequity, inequality and injustice are sure things to get me fired up. When Libby Lyons, Director of WGEA recently posted on Twitter about a (small) drop in the gender pay gap, the thread of comments that followed were an illuminating insight into...

25 March, 2019
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The Annual Phenomenon of International Women’s Day

What Makes Me Glad, Mad and Sad Once a Year, Every Year I am a gender equality consultant, researcher and speaker. Every year, there is this phenomenon called International Women’s Day. Like Christmas and Easter, this celebration comes around each year. Like Christmas and Easter, the preparations and lead up to...

18 March, 2019
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Female Leader, Louise Bezzina, CEO & Artistic Director, Bleach* Festival

Louise Bezzina created and launched the first incredibly successful Bleach* The Gold Coast Festival in just 6 months. As CEO and Artistic Director of Bleach*, Louise has since 2011 established the Festival’s reputation as a leading Queensland Arts organisation. Last year, this lead to Bleach* featuring as part of the...

6 March, 2019
Queensland Voices call for nominations

Nominations are now closed: Queensland Voices

Queensland is built by amazing Queenslanders. Every day women are moving Queensland forward. We want to make sure their voices are heard, and their faces known. History is stacked with invisible women. The 2016 Women in Media report stated that women are 21% of quoted media sources and this drops...

4 March, 2019
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Female Leader, Pinky McKay, Director Boobie Bikkies

Pinky McKay is Australia’s most recognised breastfeeding expert (you’ve probably seen her on the telly), best-selling author of four books on parenting, breastfeeding and baby sleep, as well as being an entrepreneur and the creator of Boobie Bikkies lactation cookies. Boobie Bikkies were created in 2012, and now export internationally....

7 February, 2019
Balance for Better

Balance for Better – International Women’s Day 2019

The theme for 2019 International Women’s Day (IWD) is Balance for Better. This is a theme that resonates strongly with me from many angles which is why I am passionate about sharing my thoughts as the key note speaker at AusIMM’s inaugural IWD lunch events in Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth,...

6 February, 2019
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Female Leader, Michelle Redfern, Founder Advancing Women

In 2016 Michelle Redfern made the risky leap from corporate executive to entrepreneur, founding Advancing Women with the mission to improve gender diversity in the business and sporting arenas. She has carefully curated a diverse portfolio career, which includes: Founder of Women Who Get It (WWGI), a professional women’s networking...