The motherhood penalty: Why mothers face the widest gender pay gap
3 September 2014
The ‘motherhood penalty’ is a major factor in Australia’s gender pay gap and this must be addressed if we’re ever going to close the gap, said Diversity Council Australia. More
New Australian research reveals how ‘the bamboo ceiling’ is blocking the rise of Asian talent
11 August 2014
People from Asian backgrounds are well represented in entry level and mid-level jobs in Australian business, yet they are significantly under-represented in leadership roles, representing an enormous waste of talent, according to DCA. More
DCA welcomes soldiers seconded from the Australian Army
6 August 2014
Diversity Council Australia is excited to be part of the Australian Army’s Outplacement Program and welcomes two soldiers who have been seconded to work with DCA for the next six months. More
Discrimination…What you shouldn’t expect when you’re expecting!
25 July 2014
DCA welcomes the release of the Australian Human Rights Commission’s report examining the prevalence and nature of discrimination against pregnant employees and people returning to work after parental leave, and urges more employers to tackle the problem. More
DCA supports action on childcare following Productivity Commission’s report
22 July 2014
Diversity Council Australia welcomed the release of the Productivity Commission’s draft report into Childcare and Early Childhood Learning and supports moves to improve access to and affordability of childcare. More
Gender reporting – last chance to tell us your views!
15 July 2014
The Australian Government is conducting a consultation on workplace gender equality reporting requirements. DCA is putting together a submission on behalf of its members and we need your views this week. More
NAIDOC: celebrating the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
8 July 2014
This week is NAIDOC Week where celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. More
An age old problem that’s not going away: the impact of eldercare at work
6 June 2014
Eldercare is a growing issue for workplaces and employers need to be more prepared, according to Diversity Council Australia. More
Diversity Council Australia appoints Lisa Annese as new CEO
22 May 2014
Diversity Council Australia is delighted to announce Lisa Annese has been appointed as its new Chief Executive Officer. More
Government to consult on workplace gender equality reporting requirements
16 May 2014
The Australian Government today announced the commencement of consultation on reporting requirements under the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012. Diversity Council Australia looks forward to providing a submission that reflects the view of its members. More
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