The rolling impact of crises across drought, bushfires, floods, and COVID-19 has brought the strengths and weaknesses of Australia’s social fabric into sharp relief.

How can we rebuild a more inclusive and sustainable society?

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Microsoft Australia’s Reimagine Report

Recalibrating society: Imagining a future that leaves no-one behind

Microsoft Australia’s Reimagine Report on Recalibrating society takes a deeper look at the power of diversity and inclusion to drive positive change and growth right across Australia. What are the outcomes of truly inclusive work practices? What is the role of technology in creating a fairer, more equitable society?

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Reshaping Australia Dialogues
Edition 1: Recalibrating society

Australian Financial Review Event Series Presented by Microsoft

What have we learned from humanity’s experience of COVID-19 that can inform the rebuilding of a more inclusive and sustainable society? On 30 July, Genevieve Bell, a distinguished Professor in anthropology at the Australian National University, led a provocative discussion on the future of Australia’s societal fabric and what might be called into question as we rebuild against our nation’s new realities.

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Professor Genevieve Bell

Australian anthropologist and Professor at ANU

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Lindsay Rae McIntyre

Chief Diversity Officer, Microsoft

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Parnell McGuinness

Columnist, Financial Review

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Isaiah Dawe

CEO and Founder of Know Yourself ID

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Professor Genevieve Bell discusses the future of Australian society

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Microsoft’s Lindsay Rae McIntyre discusses diversity and inclusion

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Know Yourself ID Founder Isaiah Dawe discusses the power in the present

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Microsoft Australia's Reimagine Report Series

Following every Reshaping Australia Dialogue, Microsoft Australia has released a deeper dive report on the critical aspects of each topic. In our final report in the series, we outline seven steps we believe businesses and government organisations can take to give Australia it’s best chance of emerging from this crisis more prosperous, more resilient and more inclusive.

Download final report here Find out more about each topic