Reconciliation Action Plan

Our commitment to our Reconciliation Action Plan has resulted in receiving accreditation for our Reconciliation Action Plan ‘Reflect’ phase from Reconciliation Australia in 2019.

In meeting this commitment we ensure our organisational targets will foster education, training and employment for Aboriginal people, building on a long and active engagement with Aboriginal project partners and businesses. PTW was one of the founding sponsors of the inaugural Australian Institute of Architects ‘Reconciliation Conversations’ symposium. As an ongoing initiative this explores what reconciliation might look like for architecture — and how we might go about getting there as individuals, practices and as a profession.

Images

National Gallery of Australia – New Entry and Galleries for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island People’s Art, Canberra. Artwork: The Aboriginal Memorial, installation which comprises 200 traditional hollow log coffins or poles, made by 43 artists, both male and female, primarily from Ramingining and several surrounding communities in Central Arnhem Land Northern Territory, Australia.

Alexander, Baranagaroo South, NSW.  Artwork: The ‘Shellwall’ public artwork reflects the culturally significant shell making tradition of the La Perouse community, connecting this place to Country. Artist: Esme Timbery and Jonathan Jones.

Coffs Habour Justice Precinct, Coffs Harbour, NSW. This project is recognized by the National Aboriginal Design Agency (NADC) as an exemplar of how contemporary aboriginal artwork can be incorporated in the architectural design and realization of a state civic project. Artist: Brentyn Lugnan