Features

  • Post-royal commission, why is open banking good news for brokers?

    Borrowers would need someone to guide them through uncharted territories

  • Drivers of Change

    Celebrating women across the broking and lending space who are driving change and have overcome challenges or are helping others to overcome theirs

  • Susan Mitchell: Giving a Voice to Diversity

    Working in male-dominated industries has never stopped Mortgage Choice CEO Susan Mitchell from achieving career success; in fact she looks up to many of her male leaders as role models. She talks to MPA about her experiences as a woman in business and how diversity looks among her brokers

  • At the top of the agenda

    Diversity encourages a stronger bond between lenders and the communities they serve, which is why Suncorp, a front runner in building an inclusive culture, aims to embrace all points of view as its journey towards equality reaches new heights

  • Empowering female leaders

    Working towards a gender balance is a priority for Liberty. MPA talks to three female leaders about their views on diversity and how the lender is working towards an inclusive future

  • Finance-forward: the brokers of now

    Female brokers are reasonably well represented in residential lending, but when it comes to the commercial market, participation tapers off. Enter the Commercial and Asset Finance Brokers Association, which is taking a dynamic approach to unshackling decades of imbalance

  • Building a better office

    Diversity in the workplace is about more than just tokenism. For Campbell Smyth, CEO of Bluestone Mortgages, it’s about building a workplace that’s reflective of wider Australian society

  • Lending solutions for all

    With a changing and diverse Australian demographic, Pepper Money is determined to help everyone on their path to owning a home, no matter where they are from

  • A ripple effect of change

    ANZ has brought back its Doyenne program for the second year to encourage women to build professional visibility in the mortgage and finance industry. Simone Tilley, ANZ’s general manager retail broker, explains why this program is so crucial to the future of women in the workplace

  • Making way for a stronger feminine presence

    The mortgage and finance industry can only be strengthened by more diversity on the leadership front. Enter the MFAA’s Opportunities for Women program, which aims to encourage greater inclusivity through strategic education