Event Recap: Making sense of the census

Thursday, June 29, 2017

It was an eventful morning at the McCrindle office this morning as we welcomed local businesses who were interested in getting up to date with the just-released census data and what it means for their organisation. The morning kicked off with a delightful breakfast to welcome our guests and some time for networking.

After a warm welcome from our MC, Ashley Fell, Mark McCrindle talked through the census data and introduced our brand-new infographic based on the newest numbers from the 2016 Census.

Next it was over to our Director of Research, Eliane Miles, who showed us what the data means for us and how to practically use the ABS website and the tools within the site.

We’d like to say a big thank you to the attendees who made this a successful census briefing. Be sure to look out for our future events taking place in Sydney! If you're interested in having one our McCrindle Speakers present at your next event, please don’t hesitate to get in touch!

The Changing Face of Australia Event Recap

Friday, May 26, 2017

Australia is changing more rapidly than anytime in modern history. The Census provides us with a snapshot in time but also a perspective into our future.

To help not-for-profit leaders thrive in a changing environment, together with Clayton Utz, and 4community, we came together to host a breakfast this morning, called The Changing Face of Australia.

The changing face of Australia impacts how not-for-profit organisations hire talent, manage leadership succession, seek donations and deliver programs.

Thank you to Clayton Utz for hosting us at their picturesque office, where our guests could soak up the unobstructed view of our beautiful harbour. And of course, thank you to all of those in attendance. For those who missed the event, here is a quick recap.

With the Sydney skyline just behind him, Mark McCrindle opened the morning by unpacking the changing demographics, growing migration and emerging donor needs via our latest infographic, especially designed for the Not For Profit sector in Australia. You can download a copy by clicking here.

We then had an exclusive interview with 4Community CEO and RSPCA Queensland CEO, Mark Townend, detailing the use of research data to drive RSPCA’s mission, enable operational efficiencies and adapt to change.

THE CHANGING FACE OF AUSTRALIA INFOGRAPHIC

We would like to extend a big thank you to those in attendance this morning. Be sure to look out for our future events taking place in Sydney, and if you're interested in having one our McCrindle Speakers present at your next event, please don’t hesitate to get in touch!

About Research Visualisation

In a world of big data, we’re for visual data. We believe in the democratisation of information, and that research should be accessible to everyone, not just to the stats junkies. 

We’re passionate about turning tables into visuals, data into videos and reports into presentations. As researchers, we understand the methods, but we’re also designers and we know what will communicate, and how to best engage. 

Whether you’re looking to conduct research from scratch, or if you have existing data that you want to bring to life – get in touch with the McCrindle team.


Australia towards 2020 event recap

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Last Thursday night it was our privilege to co-host the Australia Towards 2020 Networking Event in partnership with our friends at Thrive PR.

Thank you to the Thrive team for hosting us in their wonderful Thrive360 space, Salts Meats Cheese for the divine grazing table and of course a big thank you to all those in attendance. For those who missed the night, here is an event recap. 

As guests arrived it was great to experience a time of networking with McCrindle and Thrive clients.

Mark McCrindle opened the night by looking back at the changes we’ve seen since this decade began, back in 2010. As we approach 2020, he uncovered some of the megatrends that are redefining Australia. Not only is our population growing, but we are also moving, ageing and transitioning generationally. Mark reminded us that to engage with the emerging generations that are digital, mobile, visual and social is vital, and that we need to not only understand the shifts taking place around us, but to respond to them and remain relevant in these ever changing times.

A copy of Mark's presentation from the event is available for download here.

Next we heard from Leilani Abels, Managing Director of Thrive PR on her insight into effective communications. Leilani reassured us that storytelling in marketing and communications will become more important than ever as we approach 2020, and that technology advancement will see storytelling take on new forms and levels of sophistication. Leilani reinforced the importance of analytics and measurement in marketing, the important role PR agent’s play in establishing this for clients, and that data will become the biggest production material in the future.

We then had a short time for questions with Mark and Leilani, and received some fantastic questions about the content of their presentations and how we can apply this as we approach 2020.

We’d like to say a big thank you to all of our valued clients and friends who attended the night. Be sure to look out for our upcoming Australian Communities Forum taking place in Sydney, and if there is anything we can assist with in the way of research or providing a keynote speaker, please don’t hesitate to get in touch!

About McCrindle and Thrive

McCrindle is a research based communications agency that conducts research across a range of industries. Thrive is a PR, media and digital agency assisting clients with traditional and online media activity. Throughout the year, McCrindle and Thrive work closely together to conduct consumer research for clients for product and brand positioning, helping organisations uncover insights and shape strategy.

A recent project that we recently worked on with Thrive was for Optus, to uncover the attitudes, behaviours and technology trends of Australian renters, to develop the Renter of the Future Report. This national research has been launched in partnership with Optus and their Home Wireless Broadband Internet offering, and revealed some interesting insights into who is renting, what defines their situation and what they are looking for in a rental property.

The report highlights that 3 in 10 renters are 'choice renters'. “There’s this idea that the great Aussie dream is to move into a home that you own and if you haven’t done that then the dream hasn’t come true for you. But with generational change that’s just not true. You’ve got a lot of people who are the choice renters because they prefer the lifestyle. And they themselves might be landlords so financially they’re rocketing ahead." - Mark McCrindle.

Welcome to our blog...

We have a passion for research that tells a story, that can be presented visually, that brings about change and improves organisations. And we hope these resources help you know the times.

Our Social Media Sites

Facebook | McCrindle Research Social Media YouTube | McCrindle Research Social Media Twitter | McCrindle Research Social Media Flickr | McCrindle Research Social Media Pinterest | McCrindle Research Social Media Google Plus | McCrindle Research Social Media LinkedIn | McCrindle Research Social Media Mark McCrindle Slideshare


Last 150 Articles


Tags

Northern Beaches Christian School volunteering data online professional services urban taskforce social commentator city baby boom repayments market research christian facts Australian community trends infographics princess charlotte year 12 staff leadership identity mccrindle tea blaxland NFP event financial planning public holiday Queensland: QLD relational energy crows nest environment care support growing population going out holiday ideas Sydney Mark McCrindle friends customer work mates interactive housing affordability housing growth New Zeland Australians rent healthy future Engineering Manager social change earnings royal family eliane trends Queensland average sydneysider vegetarian renter of the future data visualisation australians staying home more global financial crisis potts point futurist NBRS demographer story states school students new office socialising baby names report victoria the changing face of educated professional development conferences trend sydney hills area cultural diveristy father's day #censusfail community engagement affordable rising house prices lifestyle neutral bay retirement New Zealand social shifts Financial Planning Week travelling dream Tasmania mining boom the average aussie world cooking January 26th Western Australia cash impact youth unemployment demographic experience Northern Beaches NSW australian communities trends report education sector earning wealth and income distribution sydneysiders curiosity high density apartments The ABC of XYZ debate toys daily telegraph Wagga Wagga business shopping socialites sydney metro event case study workshop divorce Love greatness optimistic workplace culture names Work place 2016 cultural diversity recap challenge social researchers growth wolloomooloo generations business performance culture TEDx investment technology generation alpha grandparents millennials newspaper mobile rental stress cica social issues bureau innovation wealth and income mortgage casual shopping centre hello fresh owning a home System's Architect training future of education property price staying in ageing GPO McCrindle Speakers marketing Australian schools house price rise twentyseventeen learning in depth interviews quote population milestone marrickville mateship baby name predictions Andrew Duffin baby name trends Australia Day TED talk Channel Seven keynote TAS global CPI sector wide study suburb research pack ultimo easter census fail ipswich cost cars capital city low density demographics learner research services Population Clock emerging generations career new york times village moderators guide middle class cost of living baby post rationalism optus my business awards NBRS Architecture woolworths NEETs conference fears moreton bay charity mentor James Ward research data Australian Trends purpose ACF 2016 car researcher conference speaker 2015 data analyst happiness pharmacy living house prices generation Z New South Wales social impact professional presenters Real Estate Institute of Victoria dessert future proofing church perth internet Social Trend Skilling megatrends Research Executive financial independence aged care Christmas presents shbc Education Future Forum property market social trends grave decision 2020 safe trends of 2017 2016 census buildings gold coast average Australian social media focus group sector wide paying to work future of shopping ACF meals showreel Caregiver culturally diverse group priorities shifts events Scouts women Australian demographics gig economy report population map office opening digital online shopping chairty forum cancel plans local wedding February 16 product family REIV Conference Australian Dream organisations brand education future report crime EFF environmental scanning population Wodonga proactive mythbusting stay home pyrmont infographic wall future proof google for education public speaker teaching forecast manly World Water Day society trends litter organisational culture house daily commute Assistant Store Manager SMSF mythbusters micro apartments relevant non profit know the times jobs social analysis Australian Population media release cancelling event australian community trends report equip media transport 24 million dare to dream housing trends Aussies cloudy days child care housing unemployment results focus groups australian social research intern social logan weekly earnings stats apartments list anzac snapshot speaker home workplace omnibus ashley mckenzie balance storytelling geomapping aussie culture royal influence baby names social research work-life contiki work children monarchy trends analyst Australian Home home owner cancelling plans national crime rates tips conference presentation office young people Australian Communities Trends Bathburst lalor park census poker master leadership workshop resource internship university demographic trends australian townhouses goal sunburnt country learning styles Vocational education 1968 Christchurch men Netflix belief ACT insight baby boomers hills government Sydney Hills Business Chamber Births Channel 7 society personalities overcast group session ferry the australian dream criminal financial fears vegemite 23 million rich money property deloitte not-for-profit Word Up responsive tuesday census 2016 workforce future 1975 volunteers gen z spirituality wage CBD Financial Planning Association employers teleworking Royals millionth mccrindle school satisfaction high density living hornsby volunteering trends of 2016 earn annual income plans Australia street educhat Merry Christmas ACF2017 commuters REIV National Conference communication changing face of sydney sydneysider parenting Gen Y entertainment ease of travel community summer teacher outsourcing Charlotte land of the middle class education research Kiwi public speaking small business generation friendship urban living tea huffington post Australian Census education finance rule keeper travel Australia Day 2017 meetings demographic transformations Tuesday Trends waverton volunteer in the media australian real estate urban forecasting jobs of the future Christmas lunch social lives parents winter speakers pack TED local communities Wellington analysis study communications Deaths VIC marriages survey design social enquiry entrepreneurs of today typical australian faux-ciliser suburbs language gig sydney event faux-cilising holidays award winner nfp Crime Rates SA easy rider Res Vis screenage social researcher Financial Planning Association of Australia Generation Y participants google population growth choice workers generational trends investing presentation urban living index cold sentiments wages bus Do It Yourself data weather teachers capital cities renting Australian communities schools award visual financial dreams clothing dreams thought leadership research visualisation 24,000,000 the hills shire emerging trends authenticity entrepreneurial SMART HSC ABS communicate cartodb students insights religion micro spend Research Director debt commute politics office space christmas live the dream sydneycity seasons consumer year 7 sun etiquette christianity teach economy wealth distribution financial research 2017 young australians sydney speaker the hills suburban living royal household student Canberra VET sector keynote speaker collaborative 1980 media commentary networking speakers faith future of work 2016 census results economic australian communities forum couple Territory rain Aussie Sydney keynote speaker skills future-proof tableau communities VET Myth not for profit train 40 million ashley fell presentations thrive demography 2013 Valentine’s Day the great screenage sector social commentary Australian Bureau of Statistics mover and shaker breakfast baby names australia report Macquarie University wellbeing leader darwin click 1994 sunny days community event Geoff Brailey families charities fresh alpha video Northern beaches Event 10 years sports engage bondi Duchess of Cambridge schools students graphs Australian Families "know the times" census data food motivate ageing population TDE university degree consumerism careers hopes hobart tertiary education South Australia national private wealth investor national wealth change 2014 trend tuesday financial future FOMO English local community learn Hills Shire Council long weekend mother's day ACF17 aged care puzzle program housing market optus WA emerging technologies Real Estate eliane miles internships royal baby gen alpha personal growth tattoos panel average aussie Gen X trades unaffordable hills shire winter blues survey JOMO australia qualitative research mccrindle in the media high school visualisation apartment IT Specialists shopper's pick PSI celebration brand experience business index house price divorce rate resilience education future domestic DESTEL offenders global generations water statistics Generation X dreaming Christmas season brands faux-cilise affordability The Daily Edition builders gender employment Adelaide state collaboration kate middleton baby name brisbane DIY acf15 innovative home ownership Melbourne social life households pharmacies norwest professional wealth inequality marriage wealth news poor selfie medicine Kirsten Brewer school goals life Tuesday Trend narcissism media activity census results define budget follow supply and demand millenials rise of local Hornsby Shire Council residents tv ethnography infographic real engagement world youth day entrepreneur coffee increasing densification publication professional speaker sustainable Northern Territory research report FPA prince george 2012 mccrindle research NT high density slideshare income salary youth menai SRE

Archive