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Backlash: is it good for diversity and inclusion (D&I)?

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The 2019 Diversity Council Australia and MLC Life Insurance Debate will ask: Is backlash good for diversity and inclusion?

Proposed Religious Freedom Laws will be impossible for Employers

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The Australian Government’s proposed legislative reforms on religious freedom could stop Australian businesses fostering inclusive cultures and erode any hard-won benefits organisations have derived from inclusion.

What are the myths (and facts) on ageing and work?

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Prolonging the working life in an inclusive way, and promoting solidarity of different employee life stages, are key issues in the workplace. Here we tackle some misconceptions around age and work.

Speaking the truth about Indigenous experiences in the workplace

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UTS Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research and DCA are proud to announce their latest partnership, ‘Gari Yala,’ a biennial national survey about the firsthand employment experiences of Indigenous Australians.

Coming soon: the second season of the Art of Inclusion podcast

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A preview of what's coming soon on the second season of the Art of Inclusion podcast

Increasing gender discrimination a barrier to equal pay

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An new report released today by KPMG Australia found that gender discrimination continues to be the single largest factor contributing to the gender pay gap.

Navigating faith at work: Let’s aspire to inclusion, not just accommodation

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DCA has today released a new resource to help workplaces move away from simply ‘accommodating’ the needs of their multi-faith employees, towards making workplaces inclusive for everyone in Australia’s increasingly religiously diverse workplaces.

New report shows how to make D&I change initiatives that stick

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DCA with Deloitte and Google have released a new report which sets out an innovative framework to make diversity and inclusion change that works.

Why Australia needs a Bill of Rights

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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.

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