Inaugural Diversity & Inclusion Oration

Date: Wednesday 26 Jul 2017
Time: 12:00pm to 2:30pm 

Zinc at Federation Square, Swanston Street & Flinders Street

DCA is proud to announce that a new flagship event has been added to its calendar this year - DCA’s Inaugural Diversity & Inclusion Oration. Brought to you in partnership with BAE Systems Australia, this year’s Oration will be delivered by Stan Grant, Indigenous Affairs Editor for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and special advisor to the Prime Minister on Indigenous constitutional recognition.  Stan will outline his vision for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander diversity and inclusion in the workplace and how Australian business can embrace Indigenous talent and success.

Inaugural Diversity & Inclusion Oration will be delivered by Stan Grant.  Proudly sponsored by BAE Systems Inspired WorkA multi-award winning current affairs host, author and adventurer, Stan has been a political correspondent for the ABC, Europe correspondent for the Seven Network based in London and a senior international correspondent for the international broadcaster CNN based in Hong Kong and Beijing.

Returning to Australia in 2013, Stan continued to cover international events for Sky News Australia and reignited his passion for telling the stories of his own Indigenous people. He has worked as the Indigenous editor for the Guardian Australia, managing editor for National Indigenous Television and international editor for Sky News. 

head and shoulders photos of Sam Mostyn, Steve Drury, Tanya Hosch & Glen Brennan

Joining Stan Grant on stage will be DCA Deputy Chair Sam Mostyn to moderate a conversation with an impressive panel line-up including:

  • Steve Drury, Director - Aerospace, BAE Systems Australia
  • Tanya Hosch, General Manager, Inclusion and Social Policy, AFL and
  • Glen Brennan, Head of Indigenous Finance and Development, National Australia Bank




The venue is wheelchair accessible.  Auslan interpreters will be present and live-captioning can be viewed on personal mobile phones or tablets.  An event recording with transcript and captioning will also be made available to members on the DCA website after the event. If you any accessibility needs that would assist your participation at the event, please contact us on

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