Why join DCA?

Become a DCA member to gain exclusive access to unique research, exciting events, comprehensive resources and unrivalled expertise across the diversity and inclusion spectrum.

Diversity Council Australia is the independent not-for-profit peak body leading diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

78%
of Australian workers support or strongly support their organisation taking action to create a workplace which is diverse and inclusive.

Membership benefits

Unique research

Receive premium access to our cutting edge Australian research with practical tools to drive business improvement.

Inspiring events

Attend free events exploring the latest trends across all diversity dimensions and providing access to a community of industry practitioners.

Curated resources

Take advantage of an extensive library of D&I resources collated in the members-only area of our website and regular eNews Inclusion Matters.

Access to experts

Access our team of experts for valuable guidance across all diversity dimensions to help you get the most out of your D&I activities.

Learning options

Book in one of our instructor-led workshops or self-paced video eLearning series on a range of D&I topics to help you engage and educate your team. 

Opportunity to influence

Contribute to our advocacy on D&I in the workplace with government, regulators and the wider community.

Recent highlights

Practical evidence-based resources

The DCA-Suncorp Inclusion@Work Index identifies the benefits of inclusion and the need for Australian companies to put words into action and invest in creating inclusive places to work.

D&I 101 - Conducting a Diversity Survey are some of our practical guides to help D&I practitioners.

#WordsAtWork resources educate on the power of inclusive language to improve workplace culture and drive productivity.

Myth Busting Sexual Harassment at Work challenges the common misconceptions which have allowed sexual harassment statistics to rise despite the #MeToo movement.

Myth Busting Flexibility draws on research to debunk some of the more common myths and inaccurate assumptions about workplace flexibility.          

Insightful research reports

Intersections At Work is a report into the workplace inclusion experiences of culturally diverse LGBTQ workers.

Our Change at Work research found D&I change management is never, rarely, or only sometimes implemented effectively. We provide an evidence-based model for designing and implementing D&I organisational change that works.

Future-Flex provides practical guidance for managers, teams, and individuals on how to mainstream workplace flexibility through team design.

In DCA’s Counting Culture guide, six principles provide guidance on how you can map the cultural diversity of your workforce in a way that is respectful, accurate, inclusive, and well suited to the multiculturalism of Australian businesses.

The She’s Pric(ed)less report shows that deeply entrenched gender stereotypes about the roles men and women play in paid work and caring continue to be the driving force behind the gender pay gap.

Creating Inclusive Multifaith Workplaces is a resource to help workplaces move away from simply ‘accommodating’ the needs of their multi-faith employees, towards making workplaces inclusive for everyone in Australia’s increasingly religiously diverse workplaces.

5.8
out of 10: how senior leaders rate for inclusive leadership

What our members say

David Morrison
Diversity Council Australia has an important role to play to point the way to giving everyone in our society a chance to achieve their potential, irrespective of their gender, race, creed, age, disability, religion or sexual orientation. DCA provides world class information to members who join to find ways they can create the most talented, diverse and inclusive workplaces.
Lieutenant General (Retired) David Morrison AO - Board Chair - Diversity Council Australia
Alec Bashinsky
Diversity Council Australia is the only organisation in my mind that proactively works to understand today’s diversity issues in the workplace but, more importantly, how they might help organisations adapt their leadership and strategies to educate their people more effectively.
Alec Bashinsky - Managing Partner - Blackhall & Pearl
This was really the most outstanding panel discussion I have seen in a long time. I hope you might be able to pass on my highest regards to each of the panellists. I really appreciate you running such professional events online – it’s inspirational.
Holly Wilson - Senior Ministerial Liaison Officer, Ministerial Liaison Unit Branch - Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety
Nirdosh Singh
Thank you to the DCA team and the panel of speakers for hosting a brilliant, very informative webinar! We have provided feedback to others within our organisation and hope to shape what we do as a business through this and other webinars.
Nirdosh Singh - National Bid Manager, Corporate Services - SGS Australia Pty Ltd
Sherry Ann-Toomey
Thank you DCA for offering the [event] livestream. What a powerful discussion. The knowledge from the panel was so insightful and inspiring and call to action from the panel so practical.
Sherry-Ann Toomey - Senior Officer Aboriginal Employment - Transport for NSW