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Paper Giant is a strategic design consultancy. We help you to understand and solve complex problems, together with your customers and communities.

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Paper Giant is a strategic design consultancy that helps organisations understand and solve complex problems, with their customers and communities.

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We can help you navigate COVID-19 and its impacts on workplaces, teams, and individual wellbeing. 

Paper Giant has helped a number of organisations understand their workforce needs and plan for changes in response to COVID-19. We can help you understand how to support your staff, make decisions on your future workplace and ways of working, and plan for a future full of diverse needs and distributed teams.

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PG #80: The Deficit Myth

Governments around the world have increased spending dramatically to support economies affected by the pandemic. This rapid and necessary shift shook loose conservative ideologies that seemed rusted on, and made us rethink the foundations of the old arguments around economic progressives and economic conservatives. In Australia, the traditionally conservative Liberals designed and implemented massive spending […]

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PG #79: Thinking Cyclically

I’ve been thinking a lot about cycles lately: the moon, the seasons, life. Their phases have distinct characteristics and are useful for different things. (Spoiler alert: it’s not always to get stuff done.) Farmers are hip to this. They must prepare the soil, sow the seeds, fertilise, irrigate, harvest, and store. Our Traditional Custodians of land […]

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PG #78: Reframing a crisis response

Back in December, science fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson wrote an article that really caught my attention. It was about how we might rethink the ‘costs’ of carbon drawdown. Yes, it might be expensive and technically complex to actively pull carbon from the atmosphere, but so are many other things that we need to live in a modern […]

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PG #77: Royal Commissions are systems thinking in practice

The last few weeks have seen the release of two landmark reports out of multi-year Royal Commissions – the first into Aged Care, the second into Mental Health. It’s rare that we get two reports released more or less concurrently, and I found myself drawing some natural comparisons between them. While it’s impossible to summarise both reports, […]

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PG #76: Tackling short-termism

Australian governments have a problem with short-termism in policy-making. This isn’t entirely their fault. If the past year has shown us anything, it is that it’s very hard to explain the consequence of something happening to a person who has never experienced it. When you’re at home, sweating through a 35-degree day, it’s hard to […]

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Our services
Situate

Social Research. Quantitative Research. Data Science. Strategic Foresight.

Accelerate

Facilitation. Capability Building. Partnering.

Generate

Co-Design. Service Design. Experience Design. Employee Experience. Communication Design. Policy Design. Prototyping. Innovation. Business Transformation.

Evaluate

Monitoring. Evaluation. Validation.

 

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Call: +61 (03) 9112 0514

 

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Paper Giant acknowledges the Wurundjeri and Boonwurrung people of the Kulin nation, and the Ngunnawal people as the Traditional Owners of the lands on which our offices are located, and the Traditional Owners of Country on which we meet and work throughout Australia. We recognise that sovereignty over the land has never been ceded, and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.