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

Media releases

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.

Research Matters, November 2015

Research Matters

To help you get across the latest thinking and development on diversity and inclusion, we have handpicked a range of Australian and international research.

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).

This Father’s Day, let’s encourage men to work flexibly!

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Father’s Day is a day to celebrate the contributions of fathers in our families and communities. But Australian workplaces don’t necessarily make it easy for men to be actively involved in their families, according to DCA.

The gender pay gap – the never-ending story?

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The gender pay gap is alive and well in Australia, and a lot more needs to be done to close it said DCA.

Employers join together to ‘prime the pipeline’ for women in technology

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Diversity Council Australia (DCA) has convened a group of leading employers in Australia to address the lack of diversity and under-representation of women in the technology sector.

Changes to paid parental leave: bad for business, women and families

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Diversity Council Australia is disappointed with the Federal Government’s announcement that many parents who receive employer-paid parental leave will be ineligible for the Government-paid parental leave scheme from July 2016.

Research Matters, April 2015

Research Matters

In this issue, DCA puts the spotlight on an Australian first research study we have partnered with Deakin on investigating the cultural diversity of ASX Boards over the past decade.

International Women’s Day 2015: Are Australia’s working women heading back to the future?

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To help celebrate the milestone of DCA’s 30th Anniversary, and in the lead up to International Women’s Day on 8 March, we have looked at just how far women have come in the last thirty years.

DCA’s response to shelving of an expanded Paid Parental Leave scheme in favour of childcare reforms

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Diversity Council Australia welcomes the Prime Minister’s announcement that the Government would shelve the expanded Paid Parental Leave scheme in favour of reforms focusing on improving access to and affordability of childcare.

Now is the time for employers to plan their New Year diversity resolutions

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Australia’s leadership ranks still lack gender and cultural diversity, while significant barriers to employment participation persist for other diverse groups. More than ever before, Australian employers must rethink what they’re doing on diversity.

Everyday sexism

Diversity Matters

Welcome to Diversity Council Australia’s Diversity Matters for December 2014. In this issue, we explore everyday sexism and consider how these commonplace micro-inequities and other workplace behaviours work to create gender biased workplace cultures across a range of sectors.

Research Matters, September 2014

Research Matters

In this issue, DCA puts the spotlight on the latest Australian research on diversity including its pivotal study into ‘the bamboo ceiling’ and why so few Asian leaders are reaching the top.

The motherhood penalty: Why mothers face the widest gender pay gap

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The ‘motherhood penalty’ is a major factor in Australia’s gender pay gap and this must be addressed if we’re ever going to close the gap, said Diversity Council Australia.

Discrimination…What you shouldn’t expect when you’re expecting!

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DCA welcomes the release of the Australian Human Rights Commission’s report examining the prevalence and nature of discrimination against pregnant employees and people returning to work after parental leave, and urges more employers to tackle the problem.

Gender diversity, including women in leadership

Diversity Matters

Welcome to Diversity Council Australia’s Diversity Matters for July 2014, exclusively for DCA members and now in a new mobile and tablet friendly format. In this issue, we explore gender diversity, with a particular emphasis on women in leadership.

DCA says minimum standard for gender reporting not enough to encourage progress on gender equality

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Diversity Council Australia welcomes the Australian Government’s announcement yesterday that there will be no change in gender reporting requirements, but is concerned that the new minimum standard being introduced sets a low bar for employers.

Diversity Matters, February 2014

Research Matters

In this bumper issue of Research Matters, exclusively for DCA members, we explore the latest Australian and international research on diversity.

Getting results on women in leadership: Employers must ditch what they think works and do what actually works

Media releases

In the lead up to International Women’s Day on 8 March 2014, DCA urges employers to look carefully at their women’s leadership initiatives with evidence showing many existing approaches don’t work.

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