Just asking ‘where are you from…?’ is not the best way to understand Australia’s rich cultural diversity, report finds

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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.

It's time for real action against racism

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DCA joined 30 other high profile community organisations asking the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition to work together to tackle racism.

Intersections at Work: Understanding the Experiences of Culturally Diverse LGBTQ Talent at Work

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Diversity Council Australia (DCA) and Pride in Diversity have today released a joint report into the workplace inclusion experiences of culturally diverse LGBTQ workers.

Proposed religious discrimination bills still need more work

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DCA has today outlined its concerns that the second draft of the Australian Government’s religious discrimination bills could stop Australian businesses fostering inclusive cultures and will be difficult for workplaces to manage.

DCA's response to Herald Sun article on Christmas

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Diversity Council Australia is disappointed with the inaccurate headline and article that has appeared in the Herald Sun and other papers today. At no stage has DCA ever urged bosses not to mention Christmas.

DCA's response to Herald Sun article on Christmas

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DCA is disappointed with the inaccurate headline and article that has appeared in the Herald Sun and other papers today.

Ground-breaking research reveals support for inclusion in workplaces is up among one of the most resistant groups

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DCA's 2019-2020 [email protected] Index shows that support for diversity and inclusion (D&I) is up among men – traditionally the group least likely to strongly support, and one of the groups most likely to oppose such initiatives.

Proposed Religious Freedom Laws will be impossible for Employers

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The Australian Government’s proposed legislative reforms on religious freedom could stop Australian businesses fostering inclusive cultures and erode any hard-won benefits organisations have derived from inclusion.

Navigating faith at work: Let’s aspire to inclusion, not just accommodation

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DCA has today released a new resource to help workplaces move away from simply ‘accommodating’ the needs of their multi-faith employees, towards making workplaces inclusive for everyone in Australia’s increasingly religiously diverse workplaces.

Is it time for Australia to embrace a Bill of Rights to enshrine equality for all?

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The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG delivers Diversity Council Australia’s third Anna McPhee Memorial Oration on Diversity and Inclusion, sponsored by Telstra.

Mapping cultural diversity good for business – Harmony Day report

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This Harmony Day, DCA and The University of Sydney Business School are launching a ground-breaking report which highlights how business can access the benefits that flow from mapping cultural diversity in the workplace.

Statement on terrorist attack in Christchurch New Zealand

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Diversity Council Australia is shocked and saddened by the terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand,

DCA's new podcast now available

The Art of Inclusion. A podcast series by Diversity Council Australia
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DCA's podcast 'The Art of Inclusion' is now available. Download and listen to the first episode which flips the script on ‘African gangs’ and race, and asks: how can we all do cultural diversity better?

Diversity Council Australia debunks ‘African gangs’ narrative as new podcast is released

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Consider the facts before judging the South Sudanese community in Melbourne. Evidence shows that Melbourne is not in crisis due to 'African gang violence'. DCA has release a statement outlining reality and talks to those involved in the first episode of its podcast 'The Art of Inclusion".

Book your new 2018 Knowledge Programs now

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We are excited to announce two new Knowledge Programs designed for diversity and HR practitioners as well as business leaders and line managers.

Cracking the Glass-Cultural Ceiling: Disrupting ‘double jeopardy’ to unlock the talents of culturally diverse women

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Following interviews with culturally diverse women about their experiences in the workplace, DCA and The University of Sydney Business School have identified key barriers to progress for these women and prepared a number of recommendations for organisations to better harness these talents.

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.

Ask DCA: What do bathrooms have to do with inclusion?

All gender bathroom pictograms
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Answers to your questions on toilets and bathrooms in the workplace.

Double jeopardy and the dearth of culturally diverse women in ASX leadership

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To mark 2017 International Women’s Day, DCA and Deakin University, with the support of CPA Australia, investigated the representation of culturally diverse women in the leadership ranks of all Australian listed companies between 2004 and 2015.

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