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
Share your culture and food at work this March with A Taste of Harmony
28 February 2013
From 18 - 24 March, Australian workers from every industry, big and small will stop what they’re doing to share food and a little of their cultural heritage with colleagues as part of A Taste of Harmony 2013. More
Act of Recognition an important step but more work to do
13 February 2013
Diversity Council Australia welcomes the passage through the House of Representatives of an Act of Recognition and urges corporate Australia to do more to build partnerships with Indigenous communities. More
Employers want input on implementing gender equality reforms
4 February 2013
Leading employers support reforms to advance gender equality in Australian workplaces and want input in creating change, according to DCA. More
DCA welcomes new report calling for more support for carers at work
31 January 2013
DCA is delighted to welcome a new report from the Australian Human Rights Commission released today examining the impact of unpaid caring responsibilities on workforce participation and retirement incomes and savings. More
Best wishes for the festive season from DCA
21 December 2012
Best wishes for the festive season from Diversity Council Australia. More
Nareen Young named one of the 20 most influential female voices in Australia
13 December 2012
Diversity Council Australia’s Chief Executive Officer, Nareen Young, was yesterday named by prominent news and lifestyle website, Daily Life, as one of the 20 most influential female voices in Australia. More
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