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3 August, 2020

Outdated legislation and the erosion of trust

All legislation gets old. Becomes unfit for purpose and for the times. Creaks and groans. Which is why the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 is now being reviewed by an expert panel. Happily, the Australian Government has appointed […]
3 August, 2020

Style Manual beta release

For the past 10 months the DTA and Ethos CRS have worked in partnership to develop a digital style manual. Both organisations brought unique insights, expertise and enthusiasm to the project. The result is a searchable, functional, comprehensive, practical and […]
3 August, 2020

Blackwhite—August 2020

…it means also the ability to believe that black is white, and more, to know that black is white, and to forget that one has ever believed the contrary. Reporter: Mr. President, the woman that you said is a great […]
3 August, 2020

Q&A with Julia Cornwell McKean

We’re very pleased to announce that Dr Julia Cornwell McKean has joined our board. We took the opportunity to catch up with Julia this week and hear about her career and her expert insights into probity.   Tell us a […]
3 August, 2020

How have we fared in 2020?

We capture and read every one of our post-workshop evaluation forms. Simply because we want the best for our clients—consistent high-quality deliveries and continuous improvement of programs. So how have we fared so far in 2020? In 2020 Ethos CRS […]
3 August, 2020

Top tip

This month’s top tip comes from our Senior Adviser and Facilitator, Mary Harwood. The more pressured your job as a leader, the more value in enjoying something outside work which engages your body and soul—which makes your heart sing. It […]
3 August, 2020

Women in leadership webinar

Society has been conditioned to favour male leaders, forcing women to navigate the working world around these subconscious expectations and ideas. When tough words are said by a woman they are often seen as bossy, yet when those same words […]
3 August, 2020

WomenWise™ is back for August

WomenWise™ is forum for mid-career women in Canberra. We welcome women from diverse backgrounds to share experiences and ideas on handling the challenges they face in the workplace. After a break during lock-down, WomenWise™ is resuming face-to-face meetings, in a […]
1 July, 2020

Understanding cause and effect

Recently, President Trump showed the world his novel interpretation of cause and effect when he told the world that more testing for COVID-19 results in more cases: I don’t kid. Let me just tell you—let me make it clear: We […]
1 July, 2020

Peter Cochrane joins our team

We’d like to welcome Peter Cochrane to Ethos CRS. Peter is coordinating all comments and feedback from industry, community groups and environment groups about the state of the environment for the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment for the […]
1 July, 2020

On the virtual frontline

In three short months, Dr Mary Quilty, Director, Learning Design has produced an entire suite of virtual workshops. Here are some of her observations from the virtual frontline. So Zooming, Skyping, WebExing, and social distancing have become the new Zumba. […]
1 July, 2020

Can scorpions be socially responsible?

There is a story, possibly apocryphal, about a frog and a scorpion. On the bank of a river, a scorpion approaches a frog and asks to be carried across. The frog, initially suspicious, is ultimately convinced by smooth scorpion words […]
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