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Do ONE thing for diversity and inclusion
17 May 2012
The UNAOC, in partnership with UNESCO, is celebrating the annual World Day for Cultural Diversity on 21 May with its ‘Do One Thing For Diversity. DCA urges people to acknowledge that racism does occur and to work harder to combat it. More
Wrong way, go back? Ensuring your cultural diversity program is heading in the right direction
15 May 2012
Astute organisations understand that leveraging cultural diversity has considerable benefits for business in terms of improved productivity and innovation, capturing the best talent, and developing new markets, both in Australia and overseas. More
Mainstreaming flexible work – the Mother’s Day gift that keeps on giving
9 May 2012
This Mother’s Day and in the wake of the Federal Budget, Diversity Council Australia encourages employers to think about how they can make flexible working and careers standard business practice for everyone. More
New incentives to employ mature-age workers a good move
18 April 2012
The Australian Government today announced a new $1000 Jobs Bonus scheme for employers who recruit and retain a mature-age job seeker for more than three months. More
Tackling racism a foundation for diversity
29 March 2012
The Australian Human Rights Commission today launched the National Anti-Racism Strategy. DCA urged employers to get on board the campaign to promote diversity practice to be part of a national focus on preventing racism. More
Harmony Day: time to stop tolerating and start embracing cultural diversity
21 March 2012
On Harmony Day, DCA urged all Australians to actively embrace and celebrate Australia’s cultural diversity in all its forms, and to follow the example set by employers who understand the value of capitalising on culture. More
Get flexible or get real: It’s time to make flexible working a legitimate career choice
19 March 2012
A report released today by DCA, in partnership with Westpac and supporting sponsors Stockland, Origin Energy and Allens, found there is significant evidence that flexible work optimises resources and productivity. More
Prestigious EOWA Employer of Choice for Women citations announced
15 March 2012
Diversity Council Australia congratulated those organisations, including many DCA members, that have this week been named as Employers of Choice for Women by the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (EOWA). More
Tartan skirts and old school ties? The boys club/girls club in Australian boardrooms
8 March 2012
To celebrate International Women’s Day, DCA today launched an Issues Paper, ‘Tartan skirts and old school ties: The boys club/girls club in Australian boardrooms’, to advance public debate around gender diversity on boards. More
EOWA reforms tabled in Parliament set to deliver better outcomes for gender equity
2 March 2012
Diversity Council Australia welcomed the tabling of the Bill in Parliament yesterday on the changes to the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency’s (EOWA’s) underlying legislation. More
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