The Anna McPhee Memorial Oration on Diversity & Inclusion sponsor

DCA's Anna McPhee Memorial Oration honours the late Anna McPhee, DCA’s former Chair and lifetime advocate for diversity and equal opportunity.  The Oration is a thought-leading event staged in Melbourne featuring a high profile and skilled public speaker delivering a keynote address on an important D&I topic.

Past Orators have all been powerful and persuasive addresses and have included The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG who spoke about a Bill of Rights in 2019, The Hon. Julia Gillard AC who spoke on mental health in 2018, and political journalist and television presenter, Stan Grant who spoke on Indigenous recognition and reconciliation in 2017.

In 2019 Telstra partnered with DCA as our Major Sponosr of the 2019 Oration and we thank Telstra for demonstrating their vision and commitment to Diversity and Inclusion dethrough this important event. Visit the Events page on our website for more information.  

Major Sponsor benefits include:

  • Major sponsor of the Oration, positioned as a thought leader and partner with DCA in championing diversity & inclusion
  • Event supported by a comprehensive communications strategy in collaboration with DCA, maximising traditional media, social media and stakeholder channels
  • The opportunity to use event as a vehicle to meet your overall D&I objectives, including creating stronger internal engagement
  • One complimentary sponsor table of 10 plus two complimentary seats on DCA head table
  • Opportunity for welcome and profile message 
  • Opportunity for sponsor representative to be a panellist, alongside the Orator, in the moderated panel discussion
  • Significant branding profile at the event
  • Profile in media release and e-communications circulated post-event
  • Additional exposure via the event video featured on DCA website
  • First right of refusal to sponsor next year's Oration.  

For more information about sponsoring the Oration, contact us on (03) 9067 8002 or email us on