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

Media releases

DCA's 2019-2020 Inclusion@Work 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.

Backlash: is it good for diversity and inclusion (D&I)?

Media releases

The 2019 Diversity Council Australia and MLC Life Insurance Debate will ask: Is backlash good for diversity and inclusion?

What are the myths (and facts) on ageing and work?

Debunking myths around Ageing and Work. Balloon with words Age Discriminiation and hand holding a pin as if about to pop balloon.
News articles

Prolonging the working life in an inclusive way, and promoting solidarity of different employee life stages, are key issues in the workplace. Here we tackle some misconceptions around age and work.

New report shows how to make D&I change initiatives that stick

Media releases

DCA with Deloitte and Google have released a new report which sets out an innovative framework to make diversity and inclusion change that works.

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

Media releases

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

Young People & the Future of the Workforce

United Nations International Youth Day
News articles

Workplace strategies that target characteristics of generations or generational stereotypes can be harmful to younger workers. Five early career starters share their insights into barriers they have experienced and how organisations can create more inclusive workplaces for young people.

Anything but PC - D&I is a vital business tool in 2017 and beyond

Media releases

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.

Election 2016: Where do the major parties stand on D&I?

Media releases

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.

Research Matters, June 2016

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.

Willing to Work - Older Australians and Australians with a Disability

News articles

The Australian Human Rights Commission has released the results of its landmark study entitled "Willing to Work: National inquiry into employment discrimination against older Australians and Australians with disability".

Include & Innovate: How D&I will drive innovation in 2016 and beyond

Media releases

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.

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.

Research Matters, September 2013

Research Matters

Welcome to Research Matters for September 2013.

Harnessing the skills and talents of older workers

Diversity Matters

Welcome to Diversity Council Australia’s Diversity Matters for August 2013, exclusively for DCA members. In this issue, we investigate how Australian organisations can better harness the skills and talents of the older workforce, with an emphasis on older female employees.

Workplace diversity progress hampered by lack of strategic engagement and resources

Media releases

Although the business sector has maintained a commitment to workplace diversity for many years, a new survey reveals many organisations are still at the foundation stage of their diversity programs and have a declining focus on diversity strategy.

Older Women Matter: Harnessing the Talents of Australia’s Older Female Workforce

Media releases

Diversity Council Australia (DCA) research released today found that older women (defined as 45 years plus) represent a sizeable and growing segment of the labour force but Australian organisations are failing to fully harness their skills and talents.

Undervalued, underemployed, discouraged and departed: the story of mature-age women in the workplace

Media releases

This International Women’s Day (Friday 8 March), Diversity Council Australia said more work is urgently needed to address the critical underutilisation of female mature-age talent.

Ageing workforce

Diversity Matters

In this new look issue of Diversity Matters, we investigate the challenges of an ageing workforce and how employers can prepare for one of the most significant demographic changes in decades.

Unconscious bias

Diversity Matters

In this issue, we investigate unconscious bias, what it means and how it might manifest in the workplace for each of the key diversity dimensions.