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Out at Work: From Prejudice to Pride

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Two thirds of LGBTIQ+ employees in Australia are not out to everyone with whom they work and this significantly compromises their wellbeing and performance, according to new research released by DCA in partnership with RMIT University, the Star Observer, Deloitte and QBE.

The Hon Julia Gillard: Workplaces need to embrace mental health in D&I

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Delivering DCA's Oration, The Hon Julia Gillard AC, Chair of beyondblue and former Prime Minister, said Australian businesses need to see diversity and inclusion (D&I) through a different lens, with mental health as a key focus.

DCA welcomes the national inquiry into sexual harassment in Australian workplaces

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DCA welcomes the national inquiry into sexual harassment in Australian workplaces

Male carer ‘career trap’ stalling gender equality

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Men who want to work flexibly to care for their families face high levels of discrimination, and are caught in a fault line that threatens Australia’s progress towards gender equality, according to DCA.

Seven myths about flexible working and how to debunk them

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DCA’s CEO Lisa Annese says organisations and individuals are discouraged from engaging in flexible work by myths and misconceptions. "Many employees want access to flexible work but are discouraged by a workplace culture that views anything other than full-time face time work as second rate."

Qantas, Words at Work and inclusive language

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DCA's WordsAtWork materials encourage reflection and discussion at work about what respectful and inclusive language looks like.

International Women’s Day 2018; Everyone’s a winner: Gender inclusion not at the expense of men

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This International Women’s Day, Diversity Council Australia (DCA) is calling on all organisations to step up their inclusion programs by encouraging men to help make gender equality a reality.

Today is an historic day as Parliament passes the marriage equality legislation

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Diversity Council Australia is delighted that marriage equality legislation has today passed the House of Representatives.

Landmark research reveals the state of inclusion in Australian workplaces

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Led by DCA and sponsored by Suncorp, the new Inclusion@Work Index clearly identifies the benefits of inclusion and the need for Australian companies to put words into action and invest in creating inclusive places to work.

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’).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

‘Motherhood penalty’ still a major factor in the gender pay gap

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This Mother’s Day, Diversity Council Australia is calling for more action to address the ‘Motherhood penalty’.

Designs on flexible work? Team up to maximise the benefits!

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Managers and employees in Australian organisations are struggling to implement flexibility in ways that actually improve performance and wellbeing, with a critical stumbling block being a failure to redesign work with the team, according to DCA.

Any scaling back of PPL is bad for business and bad for families

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Diversity Council Australia is disappointed that the Federal Government is persisting with the scaling back of Government funded paid parental leave (PPL) as it is bad for business, women and families.

Anything but PC - D&I is a vital business tool in 2017 and beyond

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Many leading practice Australian businesses continue to reap the rewards of diversity and inclusion (D&I) while others in the community want to ignore the benefits, according to Diversity Council Australia.

DCA submission does not support changes to the Racial Discrimination Act

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DCA's submission to the Freedom of Speech in Australia Inquiry arguing against changes to the Racial Discrimination Act is based on feedback from our member organisations.

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