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 2018's Property Congress.
Future Directions Members
All Property Council members, 35 years or under have the opportunity to attend The Property Congress for a discounted rate which includes many specialised benefits.
The Property Council is targeting a 20% attendance rate of young emerging leaders at 2018's Property Congress.