Catherine Carter

A lover of books and beauty, a seasoned traveller and creative thinker, Catherine is passionate about Canberra. Head of the Property Council of Australia’s Canberra office for more than a decade, Catherine now heads up a boutique consulting firm, Indigo Consulting Australia, where she retains an interest and focus on urban environments, community building, and diversity. She provides a range of specialist business and communication advisory services to a number of organisations including development and construction companies, law firms, and the Canberra Glassworks, and sits on a several boards including Music for Canberra, the National Association of Women in Construction ACT Chapter Council and the Ministerial Advisory Council on Women. Catherine was the recipient of the Telstra Business Women’s ACT Community and Government Award in 2010.

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Why density is the secret to a liveable city

The world’s most liveable cities aren’t packed with people – but neither are they...

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Where words fail, music speaks

“Where words fail, music speaks,” says Hans Christian Anderson. And so, it is ironic...

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Warming up in our own winter wonderland

Any trip to Europe during the festive season yields a yule time tradition like...

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The art of collaboration

In recent weeks, I’ve been thinking and writing about how we bring Canberra’s business...

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Finding our way, not losing it

“Why would you want to live all the way out there?” That was what...

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Wondrous music in the nation’s capital

“The people involved in amateur music in Canberra are so talented, and work hard...

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Brave new leadership for a brave new world

Two world wars and the Great Depression had a huge influence on leadership in...

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Putting women on the map

The names we give our city streets are indicators of our social hierarchies and...

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