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DCA welcomes passing of reforms for gender equality at work

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DCA has welcomed the passing of the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Secure Jobs, Better Pay) Bill.

Respect At Work - Welcome Reform.

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Diversity Council Australia CEO Lisa Annese appointed to [email protected] Council

Lisa Annese is wearing a back jacket and a red top.
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Diversity Council Australia (DCA) is delighted about today’s announcement from the Federal Government appointing our CEO, Lisa Annese, to the [email protected] Council.

DCA Debate Decides – More to do on gender and the more inclusive the work the better.

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Tuesday night, four-hundred people packed the Sydney Town Hall for the tenth annual Diversity Council Australia Debate.

Diversity Council Australia announces 2022-2023 Inclusive Employers – Committed and taking action.

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30 organisations have been named in DCA's Inclusive Employer group for 2022-2023

DCA Debate: Teams tackle moving on from gender equality

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The popular annual #DCADebate is back and will pack out the Sydney Town Hall with guests from across business and industry, representative of DCA’s significant membership of more than 1100 organisations employing approximately 20% of the Australian workforce.

Inclusive AI at Work in Recruitment: From Cautious to Converted

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New research out today from Diversity Council Australia and Monash University, titled Inclusive Artificial Intelligence (AI) at Work in Recruitment, has found that people fall very clearly into one of two camps when it comes to the use of AI tools in recruitment in Australia.

Federal Government’s improved Parental Leave Policy - great step forward for families and employers

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Diversity Council Australia (DCA) has welcomed the pre-budget announcement by the federal government that they will be increasing government funded paid parental leave to 26 weeks.

Australia’s got talent - Inclusive recruitment the key to unlock the potential of those overlooked and underleveraged.

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Australia is experiencing the lowest unemployment rate in almost 50 years. This, along with record-high employment, means that nearly a third of Australian organisations are saying they can’t find suitable staff to fill jobs.

Federal Government’s improved Parental Leave Policy - great step forward for families and employers.

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Diversity Council Australia (DCA) has welcomed the pre-budget announcement by the federal government that they will be increasing government funded paid parental leave to 26 weeks.

DCA WELCOMES POSITIVE NEWS ABOUT POSITIVE DUTIES

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Diversity Council Australia (DCA) has today welcomed news that the federal government is moving to implement many of the remaining legislative changes recommended by Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins in her [email protected] report.

New project to take an intersectional approach to women in leadership

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DCA, SSI and CEW have received funding under the Women's Leadership and Development Program for a project to address the systemic barriers restricting CARM women’s upward mobility into leadership roles in Australian organisations.

The gender pay gap nears $1 billion per week

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The latest edition of She’s Price(d)less: The economics of the gender pay gap shows that accounting for labour force participation rates and incomes, the national pay gap is estimated at $966m per week or $51.8b per year.

Diversity Council Australia welcomes Directors to its Board

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DCA is delighted to announce the outcome of director elections at its Annual General Meeting of its members.

Business has a role in addressing domestic abuse – DCA Oration with Jess Hill

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Walkey award-winning investigative journalist and author, Jess Hill, addresses businesses about their role in addressing the complex issue of domestic abuse at Diversity Council Australia’s annual Anna McPhee Memorial Oration on Diversity & Inclusion.

New research finds 4 in 10 Australian workers silent about mental health at work

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Four out of every ten Australian workers who reported poor mental health in the past year didn’t talk about it at work, new research from Diversity Council Australia has found. 

New Australian research shows businesses how to address racism at work

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In response to the global push for racial justice in 2020, Diversity Council Australia studied the barriers facilitating racism in Australian workplaces and key anti-racism actions to address racism at work effectively.

Diversity and inclusion skills needed to optimise artificial intelligence in recruitment

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Monash University and Diversity Council Australia, with Hudson RPO, are undertaking a series of ground-breaking studies exploring the impact of unconscious bias on recruitment and selection decisions that use artificial intelligence.

Proposed religious discrimination law would challenge employer progress on workplace inclusion and erode culture

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Diversity Council Australia backs protections for individuals from discrimination and harassment for their religious beliefs or no beliefs but said the Religious Discrimination Bill 2021 goes too far in its current form.

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