Eye Opening Experiences on the Road to Hachinohe

1st May

The Tour de East Japan Kashima to Hachinohe 800km ride is a charity experience to commemorate and acknowledge the life-changing effects of the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami. Taylors team member Michael Olthof (Senior Design Engineer) has elected to take part in the ride this year as an opportunity to immerse himself in the culture, and Taylors are proud to be supporting him on this memorable journey.

2018 cyclists ready to set out from Kashima Shrine (not pictured: Michael)

“My main purpose for joining this event is for the experience of seeing parts of Japan I haven’t seen before. I’ll be travelling with a group of predominantly Japanese people, there are 14 people doing the trip, and the only foreigners are myself and another guy from Melbourne. It will be a good opportunity for cultural exchange and to find out …

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Smart City Missions – Developing Jakarta’s Sustainability

Posted by Kathryn Kutchel in In the Media, Indonesia, News, Southeast Asia, Urban Development.

3rd April

On the 4th of March, the Australian Trade and Investment Commission in Jakarta organized the Indonesia-Australia Smart City Forum 2019 as part of the Austrade’s ASEAN Smart City Mission 2019. The focus of this event was to bring together Indonesian and Australian businesses that are working within the development of smart and sustainable cities, along with Indonesian city and district governments.

With key attendees including, Senator Simon Birmingham (Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment), Adam Beck (CEO of Smart City Council Australia and New Zealand), Suhono Supangkat (Chairman of APIC (Indonesia Smart Initiatives Association)), and mayors from several Indonesian city governments, the event focused on current initiatives in place to achieve sustainability in the future.

Key attendees included Sen. Simon Birmingham, Adam Beck, Suhono Supangkat, and government representatives.

Alongside the notable figures of governments and corporations, presentations were also given …

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Australian Grand Prix gets young minds racing

Posted by Kathryn Kutchel in Events, Melbourne, News, Our people, Projects.

28th March

The Grand Prix roared back into Melbourne this March, bigger and better than before with a newly updated Innovation and Technology Hub open for the whole weekend to delight and intrigue race-goers of all ages. Taylors returned once again to the Hub with the intent to challenge the minds of the younger generations and encourage them to interact with a world beyond the physical through virtual reality, 3D scanning, photogrammetry and 3D printing.

As a cutting-edge company leader in the field of virtual reality, Taylors have been working with the Australian Grand Prix Corporation since 2011 to deliver virtual models of the Grand Prix circuit and helping the organisation to make quick decisions around event layout based on the models that are created. In this, their eighth year of collaboration, Taylors presence at the race was in a teaching and development …

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Taylors Swifts take on strong competition

Posted by Kathryn Kutchel in Events, Melbourne, Our people, People, Culture & Brand.

18th March

The DCE Soccer Tournament returned for its 11th year this February; an annual indoor soccer tournament run to support the Property Industry Foundation and made up of ten teams from metropolitan Melbourne land development consultancies. The competition was set to be fierce with strong teams from previous years returning to get active, network with others and most importantly, raise funds.

The Taylors Swifts returned with fresh new faces and a fierce new game plan, with their eyes on the prize and their hearts in the game. The 2019 squad was made up of:
– Enes Bolat
– Will Brown
– Ryland Cranwell
– Mark Grey
– Michael Korfiatis
– Matthew Law
– Raymond Li
– Leonardo Mai
– Harry Nguyen
– Alex Philalay
– Michael Ruhsam

2019 Taylors Swift squad: Top Row (L-R): Ryland, Leonardo, Matthew, Mark, EnesBottom Row (L-R): Harry, William, Michael, AlexNot pictured: Michael R

The tournament took place over …

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The Diversity Dilemma – Is Your Inclusion Strategy Inclusive?

Posted by Kathryn Kutchel in In the Media, Melbourne, News, Our people, People, Culture & Brand.

25th February

The conversation surrounding diversity in the workplace can be a hotly debated topic and often one misunderstood. In the most recent issue of CSV Magazine, Taylors own People, Culture and Brand Manager, Andrea Crane, offers her insight to the discussion and shares why diversity needs to be a key business value.
See the full article below.

Approach anyone in the lunchroom and ask them what is meant by diversity in the workplace and invariably the response will be something that heads straight for the gender parity discussion. Ask about employer strategies around diversity and you will find an even more clunky conversation and uncertainty around organisational policy, culture initiatives and change.

This is the diversity challenge that has arrived front and centre for the SME within our industry, and like everything in an age of rapid-fire business disruption, no longer to be …

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2018: The Year That Was

Posted by Kathryn Kutchel in Brisbane, Christchurch, Indonesia, Melbourne, News, Our people.

20th December

“Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instil in us.” – Hal Borland

2018 is coming to a close and despite occasionally wondering how long the year had left, we have now found ourselves asking, where did the time go? It’s been a supercharged year for Team Taylors, with everyone pulling together to bring great visions to life and forge new networks, so what better time to reflect on all the wisdom the past year has brought us.

It’s been a supercharged year for Team Taylors!

March 2018
It was all systems go when March arrived, with sporting events, award ceremonies, and exhibitions aplenty. The month began with the National Surveying Consultancy Awards, held at the National Surveying Congress for 2018. The ceremony annually recognizes the ‘peak …

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2018: The Year That Was

“Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instil in us.” – Hal Borland 2018 is coming to a close and despite occasionally...

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Industry relationships in the spotlight at UDIA Awards for Excellence

The UDIA Awards for Excellence is a prestigious event on the land development calendar that aims to showcase the finest work of the property industry and encourage the public to learn...

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