BUILDING UNDERSTANDING AND SHARING KNOWLEDGE
As Australia prepares for a referendum, many of us are considering how we will vote and our role in supporting the proposed change. Here are some resources we are using and sharing to educate ourselves in the lead-up to the national referendum.
• Uluru Statement from the Heart
RECONCILIATION ACTION PLAN
Our Reflect RAP lays a strong foundation for the work we want to do across our practice to support the national reconciliation movement in Australia for years to come.
Discover more on our current initiatives and future commitments by downloading our Reflect RAP.
Hassell two-part podcast details steps for designing with Country
Coinciding with National Reconciliation Week, Hassell has released a two-part podcast that explores the concept of listening to and designing with Country. Part of the Hassell Talks series, the podcast is titled Country’s voice is loud and clear: are designer’s listening? “We say,‘don’t walk on eggshells, because you’re holding back,’” says First Nations Consultant and Cultural Advisor Kat Rodwell.“If you really want to learn something, ask… When we (are) on this learning journey together, we walk together.” Read on in Architecture & Design.
Lessons from Country with our First Nations partners
Early engagement, investment, integration and planning are crucial elements in maintaining positive collaboration throughout a project’s journey, so too are the employment opportunities that projects provide for First Nations people.