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From self-acknowledgement to community awareness

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I was in my teens when my brother was diagnosed with what is now known as bipolar. At the time, there was virtually no general awareness or understanding about mental health and its impacts on the individual, family, or community.

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Staying sane while staying apart

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Diversity & Inclusion Committee and UDIA NSW Member Mal Brown, a Principal at Northrop Consulting Engineers, recently shared his own personal journey with stress and anxiety. While many of us shy away from the topic, the more we talk about it, not only do we realise how prevalent mental health concerns are, but we also move closer to smashing the stigma behind it and better embody what it can mean to truly care for the whole person.

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March Issue | #1 2020

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Edition #1 | March 2020

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Future Advocacy for Equality in Property

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At almost two metres tall, Marcus Skeggs stands out. But when he wore a sequined black tuxedo to a national award ceremony in October 2019 – flanked by management and colleagues from property technology company DisplaySweet – he made quite the impression.

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To Tree or Not to Tree — that is the challenge

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People hate trees … on or neighbouring their own property. They love trees … on someone else’s property, distant from perceived potential impacts. Yes, it is a genuine example of “not in my my backyard” (NIMBY) syndrome. So how do we establish trees in an urban environment?

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