Diversity Council Australia is delighted that its CEO, Lisa Annese, has been named one of The Australian Financial Review's 100 Women of Influence for 2018.
DCA's podcast 'The Art of Inclusion' is now available. Download and listen to the first episode which flips the script on ‘African gangs’ and race, and asks: how can we all do cultural diversity better?
Consider the facts before judging the South Sudanese community in Melbourne. Evidence shows that Melbourne is not in crisis due to 'African gang violence'. DCA has release a statement outlining reality and talks to those involved in the first episode of its podcast 'The Art of Inclusion".
The report Out at Work: From Prejudice to Pride examines why LGBTIQ+ individuals share or conceal their LGBTIQ+ identity or status at work and what Australian organisations can do to make their workplace safe and inclusive for LGBTIQ+ workers to be themselves.
Two thirds of LGBTIQ+ employees in Australia are not out to everyone with whom they work and this significantly compromises their wellbeing and performance, according to new research released by DCA in partnership with RMIT University, the Star Observer, Deloitte and QBE.
Workplace strategies that target characteristics of generations or generational stereotypes can be harmful to younger workers. Five early career starters share their insights into barriers they have experienced and how organisations can create more inclusive workplaces for young people.
Stop seeing mental health in the workplace through a lens of deficit and risk - DCA Oration with The Hon Julia Gillard
The Hon Julia Gillard AC, delivering the DCA Anna McPhee Memorial Oration tells Australian businesses to see diversity and inclusion (D&I) through a different lens, with mental health as a key focus.
Delivering DCA's Oration, The Hon Julia Gillard AC, Chair of beyondblue and former Prime Minister, said Australian businesses need to see diversity and inclusion (D&I) through a different lens, with mental health as a key focus.
Following the insights provided at the recent DCA Building Workplace Capability for Indigenous Australia Network event we take a closer look at the significant contribution Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people can make to the C-suite and Boardrooms around Australia.
Thirty per cent of our refugee intake comes from highly-skilled professionals who fail to get their training and certification recognised. We can think bigger and smarter when it comes to refugees, and industry can lead the way.
DCA welcomes the national inquiry into sexual harassment in Australian workplaces
On Flexible Working Day, we take a look at the troubling attitudes and career consequence that affect men with caring responsibilities, that were exposed by the DCA-Suncorp Inclusion@Work Index 2017-2018.
Men who want to work flexibly to care for their families face high levels of discrimination, and are caught in a fault line that threatens Australia’s progress towards gender equality, according to DCA.
At a recent Gender Equality Network event DCA’s Research Director, Dr Jane O'Leary, delivered an evidence-based overview of inclusion nudges – highlighting what they are, why they’re important, and providing examples of how it works.
In 2018, Army veterans continue to serve their country and they continue to live with the experiences of their sacrifice. Many face challenges returning to civilian life, employment and full physical and mental health.
A major stumbling block to enabling more people to access flexible work and careers are the misconceptions about workplace flexibility that abound. DCA has identified seven commonly held myths and presents facts to debunk them in a new Myth Busting Flexibility Tool.
DCA’s CEO Lisa Annese says organisations and individuals are discouraged from engaging in flexible work by myths and misconceptions. "Many employees want access to flexible work but are discouraged by a workplace culture that views anything other than full-time face time work as second rate."
DCA is excited to support the launch of NOW – Australia’s response to the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements. We encourage all workplaces to visibly support this campaign and send the message that sexual harassment, intimidation and abuse will not be tolerated.
DCA's WordsAtWork materials encourage reflection and discussion at work about what respectful and inclusive language looks like.
This International Women’s Day, DCA is calling on all organisations to step up their inclusion programs by encouraging men to help make gender equality a reality.