Groups + Associations

Sustainability has been a key area of interest since Caroline started her business in 1992. 2006 saw the wider community taking these issues more seriously and Caroline has been sought out to contribute to a range of groups keen to work productively with this interest. Groups that Caroline has chosen to get involved with so she could see the issues of sustainability and equity of access for women given the attention they deserve in the profession, include:

Carriageworks Board

2012 - 2014

Chair

Living Futures Institute Australia

 

2012 - 2013

2013 -

Chair

Member

South Australia Forest Industry Advisory Board

2013 - 2016

Member

1 million women

2007 -

Ambassador

Climate Reality Australia team

2006 -

Ambassador

 

 

 

 TAFE Course Advisory Committee

 2013 - 2014

Member (Kathy)

Greening Australia NSW Board

2012 - 2013

Member

ABCB

2003 - 2011

Industry Representative

Aust Sustainable Built Environment Council

2005 - 2008

President

Australian Institute of Architects

2005 - 2009

Past President NSW Chapter

 

2002 - 2005

NSW President + National Councillor

 

1998 - 2002

NSW Chapter Councillor

Bicycle NSW

2007 - 2009

Board Member

NABERS

2005 - 2008

Member Steering Committee

NSW Architects Registration Board

2005 - 2009

RAIA Representative as Past President

 

2002 - 2004

RAIA Representative as President

 

1998 - 2002

Minister's Architect Appointee

SB08

2007 - 2008

Member Steering Committee

University of Newcastle

1994 - 1997

Academic Senate member

 

1995 - 1997

Representative on Senate committees

University of NSW

2003 - 2007

Adjunct Professor

 

2003 - 2007

Building and Grounds Committee

Your Building

2005 - 2008

Member Steering Committee

 

Carriageworks

http://www.carriageworks.com.au/

Carriageworks produces and presents a diverse, multi-disciplinary program that explores contemporary ideas and issues by working with local and international artists from a range of cultures and communities.

Adding to the rich cultural atmosphere at Carriageworks are a number of Resident Organisations, all working within the contemporary arts sector: Erth, Force Majeure, Performance Space, PlayWriting Australia, Reeldance, Stalker and version 1.0.

Living Futures Institute Australia

http://living-future.org/australia

The Living Future Institute Australia (LFIA) was established in 2012 by a passionate founding committee as a visionary hub for restorative programs and action within Australia. The Australian Institute provides training, support, and design initiatives across four innovative international programs.

South Australia Forestry Industry Board

http://www.pir.sa.gov.au/forestry/safiab

The South Australian Forest Industry Advisory Board was established by the Minister for Forests early 2013 to provide advice and recommendations about the future strategic needs of the forests and forest products industry to the State Government.

Caroline was appointed to the Board to bring issues of sustainable design to the Board that will result in recommendations being given to the SA Government on how to improve the timber industry.

TAFE Course Advisory Committee

Kathy was appointed with other respected architects and advisers to the TAFE Course Advisory Committee. It's purpose is to look into the possibility of a new Associated Architectural Degree Course - an exciting new prospect in local academic studies.

1 Million Women

www.1millionwomen.com.au

1 Million Women is a campaign for Australian women of any age who are committed to protecting our climate, our communities and our future, leading change for the better. Our goal is to inspire 1 million Australian women to take practical action on climate change by cutting 1 million tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2), the main greenhouse pollutant causing global warming. Every woman who joins has a personal goal to cut 1 tonne of CO2 from their daily lives within a year of joining the campaign.

Caroline has been selected to be an ambassador for this initiative and will be using her extensive network to help achieve its great aims.

Climate Reality Australia

http://www.climatereality.org.au

The Climate Reality Project Australia (formerly The Climate Project), the Australian branch of Al Gore's climate change leadership program, is a non-profit organization founded in November 2006. TCRP's mission is to educate the public about the harmful effects of climate change and to work toward solutions at a grassroots level worldwide.

 

Greening Australia

http://www.greeningaustralia.org.au/

Greening Australia welcomes everyone committed to protecting and restoring the health, diversity and productivity of our unique landscapes. If you're ready to get out and get active for the environment, Greening Australia has a world of ways to address critical environment issues.

Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB)

www.abcb.gov.au

The Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) is a joint initiative of all levels of Australian Government and includes representatives from the building industry. The Board was established in an inter-government agreement signed by the Australian Government and State and Territory Ministers responsible for building regulatory matters on 1 March 1994 and reaffirmed by Ministers in April 2006

Caroline was first appointed as a member of the Australian Building Codes Board in November 2003, representing the construction industry, and was reappointed for a second term late in 2007.

Australian Institute of Architects (AIA)

www.architecture.com.au

The Australian Institute of Architects exists to advance the interests of members, their professional standards and contemporary practice; and expand and advocate the value of architects and architecture to the sustainable growth of our community, economy and culture.

Caroline was the AIA's NSW Chapter President and National Councillor from May 2002 to March 2005. She was the second woman to hold the presidency. Prior to this, Caroline sat as an elected Chapter Councillor from 1998 until 2002, and after her Presidency she stayed on as Immediate Past President while her successor completed 2 x two year terms as President.

Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC)

www.asbec.asn.au

The Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC) is the peak body of key organisations committed to a sustainable built environment in Australia.

ASBEC members consists of industry and professional associations, non-government organisations and government observers who are involved in the planning, design, delivery and operation of our built environment, and are concerned with the social and environmental impacts of this sector.

ASBEC provides a forum for diverse groups involved in the built environment to gather, find common ground and intelligently discuss contentious issues.

Caroline was the President of ASBEC from February 2005 to November 2008.

Australian Institute of Architects (AIA)

www.architecture.com.au

The Australian Institute of Architects exists to advance the interests of members, their professional standards and contemporary practice; and expand and advocate the value of architects and architecture to the sustainable growth of our community, economy and culture.

Caroline was the AIA's NSW Chapter President and National Councillor from May 2002 to March 2005. She was the second woman to hold the presidency. Prior to this, Caroline sat as an elected Chapter Councillor from 1998 until 2002, and after her Presidency she stayed on as Immediate Past President while her successor completed 2 x two year terms as President.

Bicycle NSW

www.bicyclensw.org.au

Bicycle NSW is a member-based association whose mission is simple: more people cycling more often. This is done to promote bike riding as a sustainable means of transport: protect the environment; lead people to a healthier, more active lifestyle; and because riding a bike's good fun…

Bicycle NSW also works hard to promote road safety education of cyclists and other road users, and to bring about improved conditions and better facilities for cyclists.

Caroline was elected to the Board of Bicycle NSW in November 2007. Her objectives in standing for the Board were to help Bicycle NSW better engage with the community by supporting local BUGs in demonstrating to all levels of government the benefits of creating sustainable infrastructure in the built environment that is safer for cyclists. She finished her role in November 2009.

The Climate Project

http://www.acfonline.org.au/default.asp?section_id=193

The Climate Project (TCP) is a not-for-profit organisation with the mission of increasing

public awareness of the climate crisis at a grassroots level throughout the United States and abroad. The ACF is TCP's Australian partner in the launch and implementation of Al Gore's Climate Change Leadership Program in Australia.

Caroline was selected from 2000 applications to be one of the first 84 people personally trained by Al Gore in 2006. She has also been selected to participate in the Asia Pacific Summit, which will take place in Melbourne in July 2009.

NSW Architects Registration Board (NSW ARB)

www.architects.nsw.gov.au

The NSW Architects Registration Board administers the Architects Act 2003, the legislation regulating architects in NSW. The Board's key role is to protect consumers of architectural services by ensuring that architects provide services to the public in a professional and competent manner, disciplining architects who have acted unprofessionally or incompetently, accrediting architectural qualifications for the purpose of registration, informing the public about the qualifications and competence of individuals or organisations holding themselves out as architects, and promoting a better understanding of architectural issues in the community.

Caroline was Ministers Representative and Vice-President of the Board of Architects NSW (as it was previously known) and a member of the NSW Architects Registration Board while Past President of the NSW Chapter of the AIA from March 2005 to March 2009.

 

Other groups of interest to the people working at PIDCOCK include:

Emergency Architects

www.emergencyarchitects.org.au

Architects Without Frontiers (AWF)

www.architectswithoutfrontiers.com.au

National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)

www.nawic.com.au