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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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Brave new leadership for a brave new world

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

Catherine Carter

Putting women on the map

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

Catherine Carter

Light and Sound: the secrets to a 24-hour city

The ACT Government wants Canberra to become a 24-hour city. But that demands new...

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Canberra’s heart of glass

The metamorphosis of raw elements – sand, fire, water and air – into glass...

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How to turn building hoardings into brilliant art

Construction sites are filled with trucks and cranes, dirt, dust, noise and ugly hoardings....

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How do we get more women to embrace the cycling commute?

Canberra prides itself on being a cycle-friendly city. We have an extensive network of...

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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