Past events

Sponsored by Gilbert + Tobin Lawyers
25 May 2017

DCA’s Diversity Leadership Program always seek to provide the latest in leading practice in workplace diversity. Our May event looks at how to improve accessibility and inclusion with a focus on Australian Network on Disability Access and Inclusion Index.

Sponsored by Gilbert + Tobin Lawyers
10 May 2017

Lawyers in particular are at high risk of depression and other mental illness, and while there remains a stigma against mental ill-health in the profession the problem does not improve.

Hosted by Aurecon Australasia Pty Ltd
03 May 2017

DCA Chairman David Morrison AO & CEO Lisa Annese are making the trip west in early May to update Perth members on the rationale behind the guidelines for mainstreaming flexibility by team re-design.

Hosted by Bloomberg L.P.
04 Apr 2017

At the next DCA Diversity Leadership Program event, we will have a conversation about what it would take to create more inclusive workplaces so that more out LGBTIQ+ people can fill leadership positions in corporate Australia.

23 Mar 2017

In the week celebrating Harmony Day, DCA is delighted to bring you our next Building Cultural Capability Network event where we will investigate how well companies are capitalising on culture and gender in their leadership ranks.

14 Mar 2017

The next meeting of our Building Capability for Indigenous Australia network sponsored by Lendlease will explore engaging and empowering Indigenous women leaders and will feature The Hon Linda Burney MP who was the first Aboriginal person elected to the NSW Parliament and also the first Indigenous woman elected to the House of Representatives in the Federal Parliament as member for Barton.

22 Feb 2017

Following on from the 2016 release of DCA’s Future-Flex for the retail sector, we are delighted to launch Phase 2, providing new guidance on how to redesign a team’s work to enable flexibility – now applicable to all sectors.

Sponsored by Clayton Utz
15 Feb 2017

DCA’s first meeting of the Gender Equality Network for 2017 will focus on the Workplace Gender Equality Agency's (WGEA) Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation: what WGEA is looking for in candidates and how some of our member organisations have achieved it.

Hosted by RMIT University
07 Dec 2016

There is no doubt that technology has changed the way we work and provides challenges for work-life balance. At this meeting of DCA’s Diversity in Technology Network we will consider a number of issues about how technology has or has not facilitated greater work-life balance.

08 Nov 2016

Diversity Council Australia and NAB will be hosting the 2016 Annual Diversity Debate, moderated by Tony Jones, one of the ABC's most respected journalists and host of ABC TV's Q&A.

Hosted by Westpac Banking Corporation
Sponsored by Xplore for Success Pty Ltd
13 Oct 2016

Many of us carry unearned advantages over others that we may not even be aware of. These advantages can come from our abilities, age, cultural background, gender identity, physical appearance, sexual orientation or socio-economic status, to name a few.

Hosted by Lendlease
29 Sep 2016

DCA has established a new network to examine leading practice in building workplaces to make the most of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander talent. Open to all DCA members this event will explore developing a Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) and best practice in Indigenous employment.

Hosted by Insurance Australia Group
14 Sep 2016

Future-Flex is DCA's latest project on workplace flexibility. This on-line and in-person event will provide new thinking about workplace flexibility as well as practical tools to help tackle the challenges. Available exclusively to DCA members.

25 Aug 2016

DCA’s Gender Reporting Network, proudly sponsored by Clayton Utz, is open exclusively to DCA members and is designed to assist them in their preparations to meet reporting requirements on gender and to explore leading practice on gender diversity programs.

Hosted by Gilbert + Tobin Lawyers
04 Aug 2016

At DCA’s next Building Cultural Capability Network event we will look at the barriers Australian Muslims face when it comes to work and how organisations can tackle discrimination and create more inclusive workplaces.

Hosted by Australian Human Rights Commission
25 Jul 2016

The Hon Susan Ryan AO, in her last week as Age and Disability Discrimination Commissioner, will discuss the findings of the recent Australian Human Rights Commission Inquiry into employment discrimination against older Australians and Australians with disabilities.

18 Jul 2016

The July meeting of the Diversity in the Legal Profession Network aims to focus on the sharing of information, strategies and challenges of flexible working arrangements and possible alternatives to billable hours invoicing.

Hosted by Deloitte Australia
Sponsored by Aurecon Australasia Pty Ltd
01 Jun 2016

Language is a powerful tool for building inclusion or exclusion at work. It can be used to create a sense of being valued, respected and one of the team or of being under-valued, disrespected, and an ‘outsider’.

Hosted by Clayton Utz
10 May 2016

DCA’s Gender Reporting Network, proudly sponsored by Clayton Utz, is open exclusively to DCA members and is designed to assist them in their preparations to meet reporting requirements on gender and to explore leading practice on gender diversity programs.

24 Mar 2016

Diversity Council Australia is delighted to invite members within the legal profession to attend the next meeting of DCA’s Diversity in the Legal Profession Network at Gilbert + Tobin. Exclusively for DCA members, this meeting will focus on progressing accessibility for people in law with a disability. This network offers legal professionals the opportunity to discuss the challenges specific to their field in a closed and trusted environment.

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