DCA welcomes the strong ‘Yes’ vote in support of marriage equality

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Diversity Council Australia is thrilled that Australians have returned a strong ‘Yes’ vote, with 61.6% in support of marriage equality (versus 38.4% who voted ‘No’).

Strong 'Yes’ vote in support of marriage equality

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DCA is thrilled that Australians have returned a strong ‘Yes’ vote in support of marriage equality. We now call on the Australian Government to do its job and legislate to make marriage equality a reality for all Australians, as they promised, before the end of this year.

Domestic violence – why it’s not just domestic

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November 25, 2017 marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women which seeks to raise awareness of the various forms of violence women experience, including family and domestic violence. Please join us in marking this day and playing your part in responding to the problem.

DCA’s Debate finds a focus on identity does help diversity and inclusion in the workplace

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The Diversity Council Australia and National Australia Bank Annual Diversity Debate held in Sydney last night found a focus on identity does help diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the workplace.

DCA’s Debate finds a focus on identity does help diversity and inclusion in the workplace

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The Diversity Council Australia and National Australia Bank Annual Diversity Debate held in Sydney on 24 October found a focus on identity does help diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the workplace, with the audience voting in favour of the Affirmative team by 78% to 22%.

Anxiety at work: Improving mental health awareness & management

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Mental health awareness comes to the forefront in many parts of Australia during October, and with anxiety being the most common mental health condition in this country, affecting over two million Australians each year, it needs a closer look.

DCA says YES to marriage equality

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This week, people across Australia will start receiving their ballots to vote on marriage equality. Here are four ways you and your organisation can show support for LGBTIQ+ friends, family and colleagues and help secure a YES victory.

Cracking the Glass-Cultural Ceiling: Disrupting ‘double jeopardy’ to unlock the talents of culturally diverse women

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Following interviews with culturally diverse women about their experiences in the workplace, DCA and The University of Sydney Business School have identified key barriers to progress for these women and prepared a number of recommendations for organisations to better harness these talents.

Cracking the Glass-Cultural Ceiling: Disrupting ‘double jeopardy’ to unlock the talents of culturally diverse women

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For the first time ever in Australia, DCA and The University of Sydney Business School have asked culturally diverse women about their experiences in the workplace, what is preventing them from progressing and what organisations can do to better harness their talents.

DCA mourns the passing of former Chair Anna McPhee

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Diversity Council Australia is deeply saddened by the passing of former chair, Anna McPhee. She was a truly impressive and inspirational woman who will be greatly missed.

Father’s Day: How workplaces can better support men to be engaged fathers

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In the lead up to Father’s Day on 3 September, DCA interviewed four senior executive men from DCA member organisations about what matters to them when it comes to gender equality, being a dad and what workplaces can do to support men to be more engaged fathers.

Gender Pay Gap: Facts & Fictions

Gender Pay Gap Facts& Fictions
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It’s Equal Pay Day on Monday 4 September, which marks the extra time women have to work past the end of the financial year in order to catch up to what men had been paid. Thus it is an ideal time to review the facts and the myths of the gender pay gap.

How to be inclusive during the same-sex marriage debate

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Following the Government's announcement that marriage equality is going to be put to the electorate via a postal plebiscite, DCA has collated tips and resources on supporting employees, colleagues, friends and family who will be affected by the Marriage Equality campaign.

Proposed changes to citizenship not good for business

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Diversity Council Australia argues against proposed changes to Australia’s citizenship processes in a submission to a Senate Inquiry.

Email scam alert

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DCA has recently become aware that some members have been contacted by people trying to solicit business or information on diversity and pretending to work for DCA. Please be advised that DCA will never contact you from any generic email accounts such as gmail.

Stan Grant delivers inaugural D&I Oration - Constitutional reform is unfinished business

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Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples have a history of entrepreneurship and engaging with the mainstream economy but constitutional reform remains unfinished business, according to Stan Grant, delivering the inaugural DCA D&I Oration in Melbourne, sponsored by BAE Systems Australia.

Embracing Indigenous talent and success – how Australian business can help reinvent the narrative

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In partnership with BAE Systems Australia, Diversity Council Australia is proud to present a special event – the inaugural Diversity & Inclusion Oration – to be delivered by Stan Grant.

Census 2016 consolidates the business case for D&I programs

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The release last week of some 2016 Census data spotlighted the growing diversity of Australia. While white, mono-lingual English speaking, heterosexual Christians still abound, every workplace, classroom, sporting club can feature a greater depth of influences.

Four keys to flexible workplaces

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On Flexible Working Day 2017 DCA wanted to take the opportunity to revisit our Future-Flex programs and highlight the four elements of a Future-Flex mindset. Truly flexible workplaces where individuals and organisations can flourish take planning and structure as well as a team approach.

Men Make a Difference: Engaging Men on Gender Equality

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DCA has released a new report that examines the evidence for what works and what doesn’t when it comes to engaging men on gender equality at work.

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