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Four keys to flexible workplaces

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On Flexible Working Day 2017 DCA wanted to take the opportunity to revisit our Future-Flex programs and highlight the four elements of a Future-Flex mindset. Truly flexible workplaces where individuals and organisations can flourish take planning and structure as well as a team approach.

Men Make a Difference: Engaging Men on Gender Equality

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DCA has released a new report that examines the evidence for what works and what doesn’t when it comes to engaging men on gender equality at work.

‘Motherhood penalty’ still a major factor in the gender pay gap

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This Mother’s Day, Diversity Council Australia is calling for more action to address the ‘Motherhood penalty’.

Ask DCA: What do bathrooms have to do with inclusion?

Photograph of signage for gender neutral and accessible bathrooms
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Answers to your questions on toilets and bathrooms in the workplace.

Double jeopardy and the dearth of culturally diverse women in ASX leadership

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To mark 2017 International Women’s Day, DCA and Deakin University, with the support of CPA Australia, investigated the representation of culturally diverse women in the leadership ranks of all Australian listed companies between 2004 and 2015.

Happy Mardi Gras - How to show support to LGBTIQ employees every day

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Sydney's Mardi Gras is one of the largest pride parades in the world with about 10,000 participants. Yet a persistent lack of inclusion of LGBTIQ+ employees and failure to acknowledge the diversity of customers could be costing business billions.

Designs on flexible work? Team up to maximise the benefits!

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Managers and employees in Australian organisations are struggling to implement flexibility in ways that actually improve performance and wellbeing, with a critical stumbling block being a failure to redesign work with the team, according to DCA.

Designs on flexible work? Team up to maximise the benefits!

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Managers and employees in Australian organisations are struggling to implement flexibility in ways that actually improve performance and wellbeing, with a critical stumbling block being a failure to redesign work with the team, according to DCA.

Any scaling back of PPL is bad for business and bad for families

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Diversity Council Australia is disappointed that the Federal Government is persisting with the scaling back of Government funded paid parental leave (PPL) as it is bad for business, women and families.

Ten tips for more inclusive communication

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Here are a number of simple steps that can help communications in your workplace become more respectful and inclusive.

Gender Segregation in the Workplace - Call for Case Studies

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DCA will be making a submission to a new Senate inquiry on gender segregation in the workplace and we would like to highlight the work of DCA members in this area.

Anything but PC - D&I is a vital business tool in 2017 and beyond

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Many leading practice Australian businesses continue to reap the rewards of diversity and inclusion (D&I) while others in the community want to ignore the benefits, according to Diversity Council Australia.

The Year in Review 2016

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Diversity and inclusion have been high on the agenda in Australia on many fronts throughout 2016 and DCA is proud to have been a voice in these matters and to have assisted our members to develop their capabilities in these areas.

DCA submission does not support changes to the Racial Discrimination Act

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DCA's submission to the Freedom of Speech in Australia Inquiry arguing against changes to the Racial Discrimination Act is based on feedback from our member organisations.

DCA Congratulates WGEA Employers of Choice for Gender Equality

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Diversity Council Australia congratulates all organisations that have been awarded the Workplace Gender Equality Agency’s Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) citation.

Building inclusion through the power of language

Diversity Matters

Welcome to Diversity Council Australia’s Diversity Matters for December 2016. In this issue, we explore DCA's new research, tools and associated knowledge program on #WordsAtWork: Building inclusion through the power of language.

DCA member consultation: Inquiry into the Racial Discrimination Act

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DCA is currently preparing a submission in response to the inquiry into the Racial Discrimination Act and we would like this to be informed by the views of as many of our members as possible. Please help us by responding to some questions.

DCA’s Debate finds ‘engaging men’ is not the game changer for gender equality

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The Diversity Council Australia and National Australia Bank Annual Diversity Debate held in Sydney last night found ‘engaging men’ is not the game changer for gender equality, with the audience voting in favour of the negative team by 69% to 31%.

DCA Debate Verdict: A great night!

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The DCA and NAB Annual Diversity Debate proved to be an enjoyable, entertaining and informrative evening with some very heated discussions as to whethert ‘engaging men’ is not the game changer for gender equality.

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