Just asking ‘where are you from…?’ is not the best way to understand Australia’s rich cultural diversity, report finds

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A new report, out today, from DCA and the University of Sydney Business School has found that Australian organisations are missing out on important business opportunities by failing to effectively measure the degree and breadth of culturally diverse talent.

Australia’s top workplaces pledge to stand against gendered harassment and violence in all forms

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Leading Australian businesses who have been keen to stamp out sexual harassment for decades are now coalescing around a ground-breaking movement to finally end harassment in the workplace, signing a public pledge which shows their enduring commitment to a zero-tolerance policy.



Australia is at a turning point in the national conversation about sexual harassment and gender inequality. To make sure these conversations turn into action, we are now asking Australian CEOs to stand with us – as leaders and members of DCA – and commit to the two simple steps.

International Women’s Day: Australian businesses can lead on domestic violence crisis

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DCA and Our Watch have released a new guide that challenges the myth that domestic, family and intimate partner violence is not a workplace issue.

Calling all DCA Key Contacts!

Join the DCA LinkedIn Community. Share. Learn. Connect. Support
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Exclusively for our key contacts (plus one D&I colleague), the DCA LinkedIn Community provides a supportive platform to gain valuable insights and practical advice on D&I topics of interest to you.

Office closure over the holiday period

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DCA’s offices are closed from 5pm on Monday 21 December 2020 and will re-open at 9am on Monday 4 January 2021 (AEDT).

It’s time for Indigenous people to speak the truth about their workplace experience. And it’s time for workplaces to listen

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​A new report, out today, from the Jumbunna Institute of Indigenous Education and Research and DCA is speaking truth to Australian employers about the experience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff.

Australia isn’t the land of the fair go at work if you are in the lower class

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EMBARGOED UNTIL 12AM 26 OCTOBER 2020: New research, released today from Diversity Council Australia, has found strong evidence that people from self-identified lower classes experience more exclusion, discrimination and harassment at work than people from higher classes.

DCA statement on the passing of Susan Ryan

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Diversity Council Australia is shocked and deeply saddened by the passing of Susan Ryan.

COVID-19 is exacerbating existing inequalities and will widen the gender pay gap

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As we prepare to mark Equal Pay Day on 28 August, Diversity Council Australia (DCA) is calling for a renewed focus on the gender pay gap as COVID-19 exacerbates inequalities for women.

Black Lives Matter and ways to make genuine progress on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workplace inclusion

Black Lives Matter protest in Sydney. Thanks to Jacky Zeng for sharing their work on Unsplash.
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The US Black Lives Matter movement has shone a light on continued injustices and inequalities experienced by Indigenous people in our society. How can we ensure that this moment does not pass by without genuine progress on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workplace inclusion?

First Ever Australian survey to capture truths about employment experiences of Indigenous Australians

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The first ever Australian survey that aims to capture the truths of Indigenous Australians’ employment experiences in Australia has been launched today.

It's time for real action against racism

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DCA joined 30 other high profile community organisations asking the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition to work together to tackle racism.

Flexible Working Day 2020: Let’s make flexible work the new normal

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Research released today from the DCA-Suncorp Inclusion@Work Index has shown flexible work fuels performance and improves employee wellbeing and will be critical in ensuring an inclusive recovery post COVID-19.

DCA welcomes the announcement of fully subsidised childcare for essential workers

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Diversity Council Australia has today welcomed the Government’s announcement that childcare would be fully subsidised for essential workers.

DCA flex resources for Coronavirus

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The DCA team is working hard to continue to provide members with the services they've come to expect, with special resources and events on flex for COVID-19

Intersections at Work: Understanding the Experiences of Culturally Diverse LGBTQ Talent at Work

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Diversity Council Australia (DCA) and Pride in Diversity have today released a joint report into the workplace inclusion experiences of culturally diverse LGBTQ workers.

COVID-19: How Australian Businesses Can Use Flexibility as a Business Tool

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DCA has urged Australian workplaces to use flexibility as a business tool to help with continuity in the face of disruptions due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

DCA responds to Respect @ Work report

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DCA congratulates the Sex Discrimination Commissioner on the important and thorough examination of the issue of sex-based and sexual harassment at work in the report Respect@Work tabled this afternoon in parliament.

IWD 2020: Do we still really need workplace gender equality?

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This International Women’s Day, Diversity Council Australia (DCA) is challenging the idea that workplaces no longer need to address gender equality.