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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.

DCA’s Debate finds ‘engaging men’ is not the game changer for gender equality

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The Diversity Council Australia and National Australia Bank Annual Diversity Debate held in Sydney last night found ‘engaging men’ is not the game changer for gender equality, with the audience voting in favour of the negative team by 69% to 31%.

Changes to paid parental leave: bad for business, women and 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 as it is bad for business, women and families.

Marriage equality should be achieved via a free vote

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Marriage equality should be achieved via a free vote in Parliament, according to Diversity Council Australia.

It’s time to Flex: Embrace flexible working or flounder in the future

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In the face of globalisation, technology advancements and demographic shifts, DCA believes organisations need to rethink their approach to flexibility and has released new research on how to mainstream flexibility.

Changes to 18C – not ok in 2014, and not ok now

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Changes to the Racial Discrimination Act being proposed by Senator Cory Bernardi and others, are not warranted and would send the wrong message, according to Diversity Council Australia.

Give Dad the best Father’s Day present ever – flexible working

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This Father’s Day, Diversity Council Australia is calling on Australian businesses to make flexible work standard business practice for working dads.

Leading companies get serious about building Asia capability

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A new series of case studies following on from DCA's Leading in the Asian Century report, we have worked with Norton Rose Fulbright and The Star Entertainment Group to demonstrate how organisations can build Asia capability.

Tackling Islamophobia and creating inclusive workplaces for Australian Muslims

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At an event hosted by Gilbert + Tobin in Sydney today, a corporate audience heard first-hand about the harmful effects that prejudice and Islamophobia are having on Australian Muslims and what can be done to create more inclusive environments.

Election 2016: Where do the major parties stand on D&I?

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Diversity Council Australia has today released responses to its pre-election survey about policies the major parties would be taking to the election that support diversity and inclusion in Australian workplaces.

WordsAtWork: Building Inclusion through the Power of Language

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Diversity Council Australia has launched a new campaign to promote greater understanding of the role that language can play in workplace cultures and the benefits that can flow from more inclusive language.

CEOs of leading Australian organisations talk D&I with DCA Chair David Morrison AO

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CEOs and other leaders of some of Australia’s leading organisations today met with David Morrison AO, DCA Chair and 2016 Australian of the Year, to discuss opportunities and challenges for diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the workplace.

International Women’s Day 2016 Women in the workplace: confidence gap or confidence trick?

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In the lead up to International Women’s Day on 8 March, DCA shines a spotlight on women and the ‘confidence gap’.

DCA congratulates new federal Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins

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Diversity Council Australia congratulates Kate Jenkins for being appointed the new federal Sex Discrimination Commissioner.

Congratulations to DCA Chair David Morrison AO – 2016 Australian of the Year

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Diversity Council Australia congratulated Chair of its Board, Lieutenant General (retired) David Morrison AO, for being awarded the prestigious title of Australian of the Year.

Include & Innovate: How D&I will drive innovation in 2016 and beyond

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Diversity and inclusion in the workplace is a key driver for innovation, and businesses must start laying the ground work now, according to Diversity Council Australia.

DCA’s Debate finds there is too much talk and not enough action on diversity

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The Diversity Council Australia and Xplore for Success Annual Diversity Debate held in Sydney last night found there is too much talk and not enough action on diversity, with the audience voting in favour of the affirmative team by 65% to 35%.

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