This year, our 2014 Graduate Committee organised Candid, a forum where our people can speak about diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The event was attended by over 200 CommBank employees from across the Group and was a huge success.

Watch some of the speakers here.

On mental illness

Hayley Nicholls, 2014 Graduate, gives some insight into her experience of suffering with mental illness and offers advice to both sufferers and supporters.

On cultural diversity

Huss Mustafa OAM (Order of Australia) shares his story of how he came to Australia, the challenges he faced and the changes he has witnessed in the community.

On LGBTI inclusion

David and Lucy get candid on LGBTI inclusion, sharing their own experiences of coming out at work and how they were supported to start UNITY, our LGBTI network.

On how women can

Shameela Rajpoot, 2014 Graduate, gives us a glimpse into some of her key learnings as a graduate on how women are supported to reach their goals at CommBank.

On how knowledge = success

Jake Thomson builds on our understanding of indigenous culture, sharing stories from his own childhood and his work with the Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience (AIME).

On Clown Doctors

Lou Pollard discusses the importance of being yourself and having fun along the way, whilst giving some insight into the great work done by the Clown Doctors from the Humour Foundation.

On disability

Tristan Knowles OAM shares his story of battling with childhood cancer, becoming an amputee and representing Australia in Wheelchair Basketball.

A letter to my graduate self

Vittoria Shortt, Chief Marketing Officer, writes a letter to her graduate self, sharing some of her highs, lows and biggest learnings from her career so far.