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

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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?

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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.

Out in the Open - An executive talks about the business of transitioning

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Aram Hosie is a transgender rights advocate and executive who identifies as a binary presenting trans man. His story provides valuable insights into the issues and myths around transitioning.

One transgender executive’s success story defies a dark trend for the LGBTIQ+ community

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Aram Hosie – a transgender executive and member of Victoria’s LGBTIQ Taskforce, speaks publically about his success story as part of Diversity Council Australia’s new podcast series, The Art of Inclusion.

New Resource Available: Out at Work - From Prejudice to Pride

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The report Out at Work: From Prejudice to Pride examines why LGBTIQ+ individuals share or conceal their LGBTIQ+ identity or status at work and what Australian organisations can do to make their workplace safe and inclusive for LGBTIQ+ workers to be themselves.

Out at Work: From Prejudice to Pride

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Two thirds of LGBTIQ+ employees in Australia are not out to everyone with whom they work and this significantly compromises their wellbeing and performance, according to new research released by DCA in partnership with RMIT University, the Star Observer, Deloitte and QBE.

Take our survey on LGBTIQ+ workplace experience

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We are conducting an Australian study on what motivates Australian LGBTIQ+ workers to come out at work and need your help to recruit respondents so that this research can have the impact it deserves.

Today is an historic day as Parliament passes the marriage equality legislation

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Diversity Council Australia is delighted that marriage equality legislation has today passed the House of Representatives.

DCA welcomes the strong ‘Yes’ vote in support of marriage equality

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Diversity Council Australia is thrilled that Australians have returned a strong ‘Yes’ vote, with 61.6% in support of marriage equality (versus 38.4% who voted ‘No’).

Strong 'Yes’ vote in support of marriage equality

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DCA is thrilled that Australians have returned a strong ‘Yes’ vote in support of marriage equality. We now call on the Australian Government to do its job and legislate to make marriage equality a reality for all Australians, as they promised, before the end of this year.

DCA says YES to marriage equality

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This week, people across Australia will start receiving their ballots to vote on marriage equality. Here are four ways you and your organisation can show support for LGBTIQ+ friends, family and colleagues and help secure a YES victory.

How to be inclusive during the same-sex marriage debate

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Following the Government's announcement that marriage equality is going to be put to the electorate via a postal plebiscite, DCA has collated tips and resources on supporting employees, colleagues, friends and family who will be affected by the Marriage Equality campaign.

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

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Answers to your questions on toilets and bathrooms in the workplace.

Happy Mardi Gras - How to show support to LGBTIQ employees every day

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Sydney's Mardi Gras is one of the largest pride parades in the world with about 10,000 participants. Yet a persistent lack of inclusion of LGBTIQ+ employees and failure to acknowledge the diversity of customers could be costing business billions.

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

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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.

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.

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.

Pride not prejudice: Building LGBTI+ inclusive environments

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June is Pride Month, a chance to celebrate the rights of LGBTI+ people to reject discrimination, prejudice and violence. However, nearly 50 years since this began, these rights are not universally accepted as last Sunday's attack in Orlando has shown.

Research Matters, June 2016

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

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.