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diversity and community programs

The Property Council is committed to building a diverse and inclusive industry.

Property Male Champions of Change

This includes establishing and funding the Property Male Champions of Change who are working to achieve a significant and sustainable increase in the number of women in senior leadership positions in the property industry. The initiative builds on the transformational work achieved by the founding Male Champions of Change group, established in April 2010 by Elizabeth Broderick, the Sex Discrimination Commissioner of the Australian Human Rights Commission.

The Property Council has also formed Women in Property and Diversity Committees across Australia and their work includes conducting female mentoring programs, research initiatives, new event formats and professional development initiatives.

The Property Council is targeting a 40% attendance rate of women at 2019's Property Congress.

Property Council of Australia, Male Champions of Change

The 500 Women in Property program involves a personal commitment from Property Council members to champion women in their organisation or business sphere, who they believe would benefit from further networking and professional development opportunities.

For further information about discounts and benefits please contact

Our diversity offer will be launched on 16 March 2020. 


Future Directions Members

Property Council members who are 35 years and under at the time of the scheduled event, have the opportunity to attend The Property Congress for a discounted rate.

In 2019 the event had 22% of future leaders in attendance, the Property Council will continue to target its young leaders and maintain the 25% attendance rate at 2020’s event.