With a background in fine arts and community development, Yuin (Budawang) woman, Kaylie Salvatori, realised her passion for landscape architecture as the perfect mesh of art, environmental and community advocacy. Specialising in Country based design and Indigenous design strategy, Kaylie has been a strong advocate of increased representation of First Nations People within the built environment industry, as well as advancing Indigenous co-design. For the past 3 years, Kaylie has worked with Arcadia Landscape Architecture, moving into the role of Indigenous Landscape Strategist in 2020. Over the course of the past few years, Kaylie has been awarded and nominated for several national awards and prizes, including finalist nominations for Future Leader in the Sustainability Awards. After going on maternity leave early 2021, Kaylie has moved into her next exciting role as Director of COLA Studio.