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 is alive and well in Australia, and a lot more needs to be done to close it said DCA.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’ 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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Diversity Council Australia’s consultation with Australian business has found access to and availability of affordable childcare is causing major difficulties for Australian employers.
Diversity Council Australia’s Annual Diversity Debate hosted by Westpac in Sydney last night found that flexible working is not the key to gender equality.
Diversity Council Australia’s Annual Diversity Debate will explore an important topic for business, government and the broader community: is flexible working the key to gender equality?
Welcome to Research Matters for September 2013.