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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%.

Building Inclusion: How leaders can make or break diversity

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Much recent attention has been given to the need for more inclusive leadership at the political level in Australia. But do organisations understand the benefits of having inclusive leaders, especially as workplaces become more diverse?

DCA welcomes more women in new Turnbull Cabinet

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The announcement that Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will have five women in his new Federal Cabinet, and several in influential portfolios, is welcome news according to Diversity Council Australia (DCA).

How does Australia measure up on its Asia capabilities?

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Diversity Council Australia has surveyed a nationally representative sample of more than 2,000 Australian workers to generate the first ever National Scorecard of Australia’s Workforce Asia Capability.

Diversity Council Australia appoints David Morrison AO as new Chair

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The Directors of Diversity Council Australia are delighted to announce that retired Lieutenant General David Morrison AO will be appointed as the new Chair of the DCA Board.

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