Consult Australia’s members plan, design and deliver infrastructure that will last 100 years or more. But they can’t get a view of their own businesses past the next six months.

“Confidence and certainty” |  Jonathan Cartledge - CEO


New avenues for advocacy in 2024

One clear call to action for members

“New avenues to advocate for our members’ businesses are emerging this year, but we need active member support that starts with the Capacity and Confidence Survey,” says Consult Australia’s Head of Policy and Government Relations Kristy Eulenstein.

Federal Budget Submission

Smart reforms for a stronger sector

Each year, Consult Australia makes a submission to the Australian Government to inform the preparation of the next federal budget. In 2024, Consult Australia has made three core recommendations, none which require new capital investment, all underpinned by smart policy reform.

Code of Ethics

Celebrating collaboration, fairness and integrity

As 2024 kicks off, Consult Australia launches a new resources kit to help members promote their ethical leadership.


Engineering firm Ashburner Francis has promoted two long-term employees, Toby Murdoch and Lara Bailey, to take on the dual management of its Brisbane headquarters. 

As AECOM’s new Area Manager for South Australia, Klinton Devenish will lead a multi-disciplinary team delivering sustainable infrastructure across the state.

Global professional services company GHD has appointed David Bartholomew as a non-executive director. 

GHD is pleased to announce the appointment of Adrian Piani as Market Leader - Federal Government. In this role, Adrian will curate GHD’s Australian Federal Government offering on a national scale in collaboration with our Advisory, Digital and regional teams, as well as clients and delivery partners across all market sectors. 

Are you ready to rewrite the rules of leadership?

Consult Australia’s Future Leaders Program gives rising stars a head start on the skills they need in a changing world.

Positive duty: Stamping out sexual harassment

In December, the Australian Human Rights Commission gained new powers to investigate and enforce compliance with ‘the positive duty’. We asked human rights lawyer Prabha Nandagopal what this means for consulting businesses.

The first step to inspire inclusion

As International Women’s Day 2024 draws near, Consult Australia’s new Leadership Forum and Workshop Series invites leaders to step forward and maximise the benefits of inclusion in their business.

Get ready to shine like a star - Consult Australia Gala dinner 2023-24

Is it your turn to be recognised at the Consult Australia Awards for Excellence Gala Dinner? This glamorous event is the perfect opportunity to celebrate your team's successes, cheer on your peers and applaud the achievements of our entire industry.


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