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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.

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.

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