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Ununiformed approach helps youth

Dandenong Plaza had two options to address the surge in anti-social behaviour that had resulted in a number of assaults in the south-east Melbourne shopping centre. Hire more security staff. Or seek to address the source of the problem which was often a result of young males in the local community having little to do. […]

More companies embrace shared values

An increasing number of major Australian companies are adopting shared value strategies, according to a project aimed to encourage businesses to adopt practices that boost competitiveness while at the same time creating benefits for the wider community. In its first survey, the Shared Value Project has found that 19 Australian companies out of the 163 […]

HoMie at the heart of GPT’s shared values

It may not appear immediately obvious how a clothing store that helps Melbourne’s homeless fits in the long-term business strategy of an ASX-listed Real Estate Investment Trust. The GPT Group’s Melbourne Central shopping centre recently saw the opening of the HoMie pop-up store whose slogan is “the street store that gives”. Inspired by the strong […]

GPT celebrates NAIDOC Week

NAIDOC Week is a time for all Australians to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. At GPT, we are committed to creating positive change within our workplace, the community and broader Australian society. This includes fostering a strong understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait communities among our […]

GPT unveils best practice parental leave and support

GPT Group today announced that it had introduced a suite of new initiatives to deliver best practice parental leave, continuous superannuation payments, childcare support and flexible working. It is another important step in ensuring GPT remains a leader in the property industry on issues of gender diversity and flexible working. A key feature of GPT’s […]

Jumping ship to pursue your passion

Much of the modern day workforce will very likely switch career paths in their lifetime. Often, you need to explore different jobs and sectors to determine what satisfies you on a professional level with an organisational culture that resonates positively. However, it is easier said than done to jump ship to an entirely different industry […]

Our mission: Greater equality for women

Sunday 8 March marked International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. Make It Happen is the 2015 theme, encouraging effective action for advancing and recognising women. Over the course of my life I feel I have witnessed enormous progress in the quest for […]