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WCG October Wrap Up!


WCG has had an incredible October, packed full of events, speaking opportunities, workshops and more. Here’s a quick wrap up on what we’ve been up to in the last month.

Shed Your Bed 2021

The WCG team has raised over $5,000 during the month of October and overall, our fundraising event of 2021 hasSYB 1.PNG raised over $24,000 for our charity of choice – Beddown.    Combined with our 2020 event, this is a total of over $60,000 raised towards providing a good nights’ sleep for the most vulnerable members of our community, and helping them rebuild a life of quality.  

On behalf of all staff at Wolter Consulting Group we would like to thank everyone who helped with the campaign, participated in the challenge and/or donated! Huge thanks also to our Corporate Partners – supporters, collaborators, local heroes and change makers. We couldn't have done it without you and are humbled by the amount of support we received.

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It was great to welcome back School of Earth and Environmental Sciences’ Industry Night after a year of lockdowns. We thank UQ OOPS and UQ GEMS for collaborating with us throughout the year on their events and publications. By engaging with the next generation Planners and Environmentalists we are hoping to inspire thought leadership and action, from all generations in our professional fields, towards planning, designing and delivering better cities and regions.


Surveying Excellence Award

As the only company in Queensland to be honoured with an award in any category this year, the Highly Commended acknowledgement in the Surveying Excellence Awards 2021 is a very proud achievement for Wolter Consulting Group.  WCG was recognized for their ongoing commitment to excellence, better development outcomes and innovative thinking.  The Consulting Surveyors National also emphasized WCG’s commitment to diversity and empowering women.  We are very proud of this achievement. Learn more here

Some of the Women of Wolters, also known as the WOW Team, have enjoyed catching up with their industry peers at the AWIC – Awesome Women in Construction – event on the Sunshine Coast.   In case you didn’t know, WCG have Surveyors permanently based on the Coast and have had a presence in the area for the last 20+ years with a growing portfolio of projects.

WCG & VAXA Discussion Panel

WCG team collaborated with Communication specialists VAXA Group in facilitating an open discussion panel on communication and engagement techniques in the property industry.

VAXA EVENT 2.JPGA particular takeaway from this discussion was the importance for Planners and Designers to build relationships with community members, informing, inspiring and building trust to ultimately reframe the narrative around planning and design of our cities and regions.  The event was a great opportunity to share insight with our fellow industry professionals on the latest issues and trends in the field of community engagement.


PIA QLD State Conference & THI Urban Change Festival 2021

Our own Natalie Rayment spoke at a number of industry events this month - including the PIA State Conference and the THI Urban Change Festival 2021 - in her mission to increase community understanding of planning and development, and to empower individuals to champion sustainable change.  Pictured below are some of our amazing staff, supporters of good development and YIMBY Qld champions who joined Natalie at the PIA State QLD Conference. 

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We also held several staff activities including Trivia Night, bring your dog to work day and a company breakfast / workshop with our special guest Kim Yabsley from Stratcomm who spoke to us about Communication for Collaboration. 

Wolter Consulting Group holds regular staff social and educational activities in line with our company's values of People, Collaboration, Commercial Mindset, Leadership and Citizenship. 

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