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Racism prevents real reconciliation
30 May 2013
This Reconciliation Week, Diversity Council Australia urged more discussion on identifying and tackling racism to achieve real reconciliation. More
It's time to harness the talents of Australia’s older female workforce
23 May 2013
Diversity Council Australia research released today found that older women (defined as 45 years plus) represent a sizeable and growing segment of the labour force but Australian organisations are failing to fully harness their skills and talents. More
DCA members win top LGBTI-inclusion awards
21 May 2013
Pride In Diversity announced the results of its annual Workplace Equality Index that benchmarked LGBTI inclusiveness in Australian workplaces. DCA congratulated the winners. More
DCA's Vice Chair wins Women of Style Award
17 May 2013
DCA's Vice Chair, Sam Mostyn, this week won a 2013 Women of Style Award in the business category. More
This Mother’s Day, ask how care aware your workplace is
10 May 2013
Statistics show that the demands on 21st Century mothers are ever increasing as more are struggling to combine paid work, parenting, caring for older family members and being active members of their communities. More
Do One Thing for Diversity and Inclusion on 21 May
18 April 2013
The UNAOC in partnership with UNESCO, and a coalition of partners, has launched the world campaign Do One Thing for Diversity and Inclusion. DCA encourages organisations take positive action on cultural diversity. More
Increasing cultural diversity on boards: quotas not the answer
21 March 2013
This Harmony Day, Diversity Council Australia calls for organisations to value cultural diversity and inter-cultural capability more, especially at the board and senior executive level, but rejects the concept of quotas. More
Closing the Work Gap in Corporate Australia
18 March 2013
In the lead up to National Close the Gap Day (Thursday 21 March), research released today shows new approaches to Indigenous community engagement by the corporate sector are urgently needed in order to close the gap in employment outcomes for Indigenous p More
Listed companies’ adoption of diversity policies good news for gender diversity
8 March 2013
Diversity Council Australia welcomed the finding that the majority of Australia’s listed companies now have a gender diversity policy in place or plan to implement one, and looks forward to this translating into outcomes on gender equality. More
Undervalued, underemployed, discouraged and departed: the story of mature-age women in the workplace
5 March 2013
Mature-age women earn only two thirds of the income of mature-age men, have significantly lower workforce participation than men, are more likely to be underemployed than men and retire earlier with around half the superannuation of men of the same age. More
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