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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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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

A stage for Canberra’s stellar arts scene

Name a city with a world-class arts precinct, and the usual suspects will spring...

Catherine Carter

Downsizing your home, upsizing your lifestyle

The kids have moved out, the mortgage is paid off, and the big garden...

Catherine Carter

Taking art to the streets

A cancelled flight and unplanned stopover in New York recently proved a serendipitous chance...

Catherine Carter

Diversity in the age of disruption

While the business world is being urged to “embrace disruption” – and our own...

Catherine Carter

Why every city needs a champion

Every city needs a champion. City champions are passionate about their place on the...

Catherine Carter