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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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Delivering the diversity dividend

While diversity might be the buzzword of the year in recruitment circles, building a...

Catherine Carter

The new era of urbanism begins

The news that the winning proposal for the Canberra Brickworks has been selected heralds...

Catherine Carter

Small steps to walkable suburbs

The shape of our suburbs and our streets influences the weight and wellbeing of...

Catherine Carter

Celebrating CYO’s 50th Anniversary

A career as a world-famous musician and comedian may not have been what a...

Catherine Carter

Designing our city for good mental health

Did you know that city dwellers record higher rates of most mental health problems...

Catherine Carter

Capturing the heart and soul of our city

When acclaimed Danish urban planner Jan Gehl visited Canberra a few years back, he...

Catherine Carter

Why art is at the heart of the matter

The first time I saw a Bison vase, I was taking a stroll through...

Catherine Carter

What makes good architecture?

According to the philosophy of Vitruvius – sometimes referred to as the world’s first...

Catherine Carter