Black Lives Matter and ways to make genuine progress on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workplace inclusion

Black Lives Matter protest in Sydney. Thanks to Jacky Zeng for sharing their work on Unsplash.
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The US Black Lives Matter movement has shone a light on continued injustices and inequalities experienced by Indigenous people in our society. How can we ensure that this moment does not pass by without genuine progress on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workplace inclusion?

First Ever Australian survey to capture truths about employment experiences of Indigenous Australians

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The first ever Australian survey that aims to capture the truths of Indigenous Australians’ employment experiences in Australia has been launched today.

It's time for real action against racism

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DCA joined 30 other high profile community organisations asking the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition to work together to tackle racism.

Flexible Working Day 2020: Let’s make flexible work the new normal

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Research released today from the DCA-Suncorp Inclusion@Work Index has shown flexible work fuels performance and improves employee wellbeing and will be critical in ensuring an inclusive recovery post COVID-19.

DCA welcomes the announcement of fully subsidised childcare for essential workers

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Diversity Council Australia has today welcomed the Government’s announcement that childcare would be fully subsidised for essential workers.

DCA flex resources for Coronavirus

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The DCA team is working hard to continue to provide members with the services they've come to expect, with special resources and events on flex for COVID-19

Intersections at Work: Understanding the Experiences of Culturally Diverse LGBTQ Talent at Work

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Diversity Council Australia (DCA) and Pride in Diversity have today released a joint report into the workplace inclusion experiences of culturally diverse LGBTQ workers.

COVID-19: How Australian Businesses Can Use Flexibility as a Business Tool

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DCA has urged Australian workplaces to use flexibility as a business tool to help with continuity in the face of disruptions due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

DCA responds to Respect @ Work report

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DCA congratulates the Sex Discrimination Commissioner on the important and thorough examination of the issue of sex-based and sexual harassment at work in the report Respect@Work tabled this afternoon in parliament.

IWD 2020: Do we still really need workplace gender equality?

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This International Women’s Day, Diversity Council Australia (DCA) is challenging the idea that workplaces no longer need to address gender equality.

DCA launches a new online destination for workplace diversity and inclusion

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Diversity Council Australia is excited to be launching Australia’s first online platform collaborating with a variety of service providers in the diversity and inclusion (D&I) space.

Proposed religious discrimination bills still need more work

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DCA has today outlined its concerns that the second draft of the Australian Government’s religious discrimination bills could stop Australian businesses fostering inclusive cultures and will be difficult for workplaces to manage.

DCA's response to Herald Sun article on Christmas

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Diversity Council Australia is disappointed with the inaccurate headline and article that has appeared in the Herald Sun and other papers today. At no stage has DCA ever urged bosses not to mention Christmas.

DCA's response to Herald Sun article on Christmas

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DCA is disappointed with the inaccurate headline and article that has appeared in the Herald Sun and other papers today.

DCA office closure over holiday period

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DCA’s offices will close for a short time over the Christmas/New Year holiday period.

Ground-breaking research reveals support for inclusion in workplaces is up among one of the most resistant groups

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DCA's 2019-2020 Inclusion@Work Index shows that support for diversity and inclusion (D&I) is up among men – traditionally the group least likely to strongly support, and one of the groups most likely to oppose such initiatives.

DCA announces support of Uluru Statement from the Heart

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Diversity Council Australia has officially announced its support of the Uluru Statement from the Heart campaign to secure constitutional recognition for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.

Backlash: is it good for diversity and inclusion (D&I)?

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The 2019 Diversity Council Australia and MLC Life Insurance Debate will ask: Is backlash good for diversity and inclusion?

Proposed Religious Freedom Laws will be impossible for Employers

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The Australian Government’s proposed legislative reforms on religious freedom could stop Australian businesses fostering inclusive cultures and erode any hard-won benefits organisations have derived from inclusion.

What are the myths (and facts) on ageing and work?

Debunking myths around Ageing and Work. Balloon with words Age Discriminiation and hand holding a pin as if about to pop balloon.
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Prolonging the working life in an inclusive way, and promoting solidarity of different employee life stages, are key issues in the workplace. Here we tackle some misconceptions around age and work.

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