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Why Australia needs a Bill of Rights

The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG at the lecturn
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Delivering DCA’s third Anna McPhee Memorial Oration on Diversity & Inclusion, sponsored by Telstra, Retired Justice of the High Court of Australia, The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG, called for the introduction of a Bill of Rights to ensure legally protected equality for all.

Is it time for Australia to embrace a Bill of Rights to enshrine equality for all?

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The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG delivers Diversity Council Australia’s third Anna McPhee Memorial Oration on Diversity and Inclusion, sponsored by Telstra.

DCA Annual Oration: Video

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A video introducing this year's Anna McPhee Memorial Oration on Diversity and Inclusion, delivered by Retired Justice of the High Court of Australia, The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG.

Statement on the passing of former Prime Minister Bob Hawke

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Mr Hawke’s leaves a legacy of a fairer and more inclusive Australia. DCA sends its condolences to Mr Hawke’s wife and family.

Election 2019: Where do the major parties stand on D&I

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In the lead up to the 2019 Federal Election DCA asked the two major parties a series of questions from our own research about where they stand on diversity and inclusion in Australian workplaces.

Election 2019: Where do the major parties stand on D&I

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In the lead up to the 2019 Federal Election DCA asked the major parties a series of questions from our own research about where they stand on diversity and inclusion in Australian workplaces.

This Mother’s Day, let’s ‘share the care’ to close the gender pay gap

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In the lead up to Mother’s Day, DCA is calling for government and business to do more to address the gendered impact of caring responsibilities to close the gender pay gap.

Mapping cultural diversity good for business – Harmony Day report

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This Harmony Day, DCA and The University of Sydney Business School are launching a ground-breaking report which highlights how business can access the benefits that flow from mapping cultural diversity in the workplace.

Participate in Inclusion@YourWork Index 2019-2020

Inclusion @ Your Work 2019-2020
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To measure their progress over time in creating diversity and inclusion at the workforce level.DCA members organisations are invited to opt-in to this year's Inclusion@YourWork Index.

Statement on terrorist attack in Christchurch New Zealand

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Diversity Council Australia is shocked and saddened by the terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand,

International Women’s Day 2019 - Top myths on sexual harassment and how to debunk them

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This International Women’s Day, DCA is calling on employers to stand up for safety and respect at work and stamp out sexual harassment.

IWD 2019 - Top myths on sexual harassment and how to debunk them

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This International Women’s Day, Diversity Council Australia (DCA) is calling on employers to stand up for safety and respect at work and stamp out sexual harassment.

DCA members dominate WGEA EOCGE citation 2018-2019

Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Employer of Choice for Gender Equality logo
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Over 80 DCA member organisation feature in the 2018-2019 Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) citation holders list.

2018 Year in Review

Best of 2018 (in printing letter blocks)
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As 2018 comes to a close, it’s a great time to celebrate what DCA has achieved in diversity and inclusion (D&I) in partnership with members.

Australians with disability among the most discriminated at work

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As the world prepares to mark the International Day of People with Disability, some sobering statistics highlight the state of affairs for many organisations in Australia.

Debate finds it is not really a good idea to bring your whole self to work

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The Diversity Council Australia and National Australia Bank Annual Diversity Debate held in Sydney last night found it is not really a good idea to bring your whole self to work.

Is it really a good idea to bring your whole self to work?

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The 2018 Diversity Council Australia and National Australia Bank Annual Diversity Debate will ask: Is it really a good idea to bring your whole self to work?

Mariam Veiszadeh joining DCA Team

Mariam Veiszadeh, DCA Members and Advisory Director (commencing January 2019)
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DCA is delighted to announce the appointment of Mariam Veiszadeh as our new Members and Advisory Director Mariam will commence in this role in January 2019.

Busting myths about Indigenous Australians

Acknowledging the traditional custodians of the land on which we live,work and play is just the beginning.... The Art of Inclusion (Words against a background of different coloured sands.)
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The Hon Linda Burney MP, the first Aboriginal woman elected to the House of Representatives and Karen Mundine, Reconciliation Australia CEO, outline ways workplaces can bridge the cultural and professiona gaps that exist for Indigenous Australians in the latest episode of The Art of Inclusion.

Sexual harassment and gender inequality after #MeToo.

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Workplace sexual harassment is on the rise. In our latest podcast episode, Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Kate Jenkins, and journalist Tracey Spicer provide insightful recommendations on how we can take action to reverse this alarming trend.

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