Research partner

DCA works in partnership with members to generate groundbreaking diversity research each year. By sponsoring our cutting-edge research projects, DCA member organisations have the opportunity to participate in the following (depending on the level of their sponsorship investment):

  • Have a key role in the development of all aspects of the project
  • Be profiled as a leading practice case study in the research report, where available
  • Be named and promoted as Research Partner with name and brand visibility on all project activities, including promotion to the media, in DCA’s e-publications and on social media
  • Host the national research launch event with profile all event collateral and at the event
  • Be a speaker or perform sponsor welcome at the launch event
  • Feature on DCA’s website and in e-publications with additional profile on social media.

Projects currently seeking sponsorship include:

How Inclusive Are We Really? Australia’s Track Record on Inclusion@Work

DCA’s Inclusion@Work Index is a biennial project that investigates how inclusive the Australian workplace is for a diversity of employees and tracks Australia’s progress in creating inclusion at work overtime. Sponsoring the 2021-22 Index is an exciting opportunity to be part of Australia’s only national benchmarking project that looks at D&I across all diversity dimensions. Some past project highlights have included:


Eradicating Racism At Work: The Economic Cost of Racism at Work and How Organisations Can Respond Responsibly 

The Black Lives Matter movement is pushing organisations to do better when it comes to confronting racism in the workplace. In this project, DCA aims to:

  • Conduct economic modelling on the cost of racism to workplaces, and/or
  • Produce evidence-based guidelines on how organisations can effectively respond to racism at work

Read more about some of DCA's recent research projects.

For more information or to request a sponsorship proposal contact: