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.
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
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.
Australian-first research on Indigenous women’s working lives reveals Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mums and carers most at risk at work
A new report out today has for the first time examined the experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women inside Australian workplaces, revealing that Indigenous mums and carers are the most likely group to experience discrimination.
DCA is delighted to announce that Chris Lamb is returning to the DCA Board, this time as Deputy Chair and Chair of the Board HR Sub-Committee.
The Respect at Work Bill is set to be debated in parliament today, but according to Ms Annese, while a step in the right direction, in its current form the Respect at Work Bill is insufficient to really stamp out sexual harassment.
DCA CEO, Lisa Annese, has expressed disappointment about the omission of questions relating to sexual orientation, gender identity and variations of sex characteristics in this year’s Census.
Diversity Council Australia’s (DCA’s) Board has appointed Ming Long AM as Chair, marking an exciting shift for the leaders of diversity and inclusion (D&I) in Australia.
Just asking ‘where are you from…?’ is not the best way to understand Australia’s rich cultural diversity, report finds
A new report, out today, from DCA and the University of Sydney Business School has found that Australian organisations are missing out on important business opportunities by failing to effectively measure the degree and breadth of culturally diverse talent.
Leading Australian businesses who have been keen to stamp out sexual harassment for decades are now coalescing around a ground-breaking movement to finally end harassment in the workplace, signing a public pledge which shows their enduring commitment to a zero-tolerance policy.
DCA and Our Watch have released a new guide that challenges the myth that domestic, family and intimate partner violence is not a workplace issue.
It’s time for Indigenous people to speak the truth about their workplace experience. And it’s time for workplaces to listen
A new report, out today, from the Jumbunna Institute of Indigenous Education and Research and DCA is speaking truth to Australian employers about the experience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff.
EMBARGOED UNTIL 12AM 26 OCTOBER 2020: New research, released today from Diversity Council Australia, has found strong evidence that people from self-identified lower classes experience more exclusion, discrimination and harassment at work than people from higher classes.
As we prepare to mark Equal Pay Day on 28 August, Diversity Council Australia (DCA) is calling for a renewed focus on the gender pay gap as COVID-19 exacerbates inequalities for women.
First Ever Australian survey to capture truths about employment experiences of Indigenous Australians
The first ever Australian survey that aims to capture the truths of Indigenous Australians’ employment experiences in Australia has been launched today.
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.
Diversity Council Australia has today welcomed the Government’s announcement that childcare would be fully subsidised for essential workers.
Diversity Council Australia (DCA) and Pride in Diversity have today released a joint report into the workplace inclusion experiences of culturally diverse LGBTQ workers.
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.