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.

This Mother’s Day, let’s ‘share the care’ to close the gender pay gap

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In the lead up to Mother’s Day, DCA is calling for government and business to do more to address the gendered impact of caring responsibilities to close the gender pay gap.

Flexible working and the male carer

Flexible Workind Day 2018 #TackleFlexism with FWD logo.  Also DCA Inclusion Index branding with text "The state of flexibility" and small spring icon
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On Flexible Working Day, we take a look at the troubling attitudes and career consequence that affect men with caring responsibilities, that were exposed by the DCA-Suncorp Inclusion@Work Index 2017-2018.

Male carer ‘career trap’ stalling gender equality

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Men who want to work flexibly to care for their families face high levels of discrimination, and are caught in a fault line that threatens Australia’s progress towards gender equality, according to DCA.

Seven myths about flexible working and how to debunk them

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A major stumbling block to enabling more people to access flexible work and careers are the misconceptions about workplace flexibility that abound. DCA has identified seven commonly held myths and presents facts to debunk them in a new Myth Busting Flexibility Tool.

Seven myths about flexible working and how to debunk them

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DCA’s CEO Lisa Annese says organisations and individuals are discouraged from engaging in flexible work by myths and misconceptions. "Many employees want access to flexible work but are discouraged by a workplace culture that views anything other than full-time face time work as second rate."

Father’s Day: How workplaces can better support men to be engaged fathers

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In the lead up to Father’s Day on 3 September, DCA interviewed four senior executive men from DCA member organisations about what matters to them when it comes to gender equality, being a dad and what workplaces can do to support men to be more engaged fathers.

Four keys to flexible workplaces

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On Flexible Working Day 2017 DCA wanted to take the opportunity to revisit our Future-Flex programs and highlight the four elements of a Future-Flex mindset. Truly flexible workplaces where individuals and organisations can flourish take planning and structure as well as a team approach.

Designs on flexible work? Team up to maximise the benefits!

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Managers and employees in Australian organisations are struggling to implement flexibility in ways that actually improve performance and wellbeing, with a critical stumbling block being a failure to redesign work with the team, according to DCA.

Designs on flexible work? Team up to maximise the benefits!

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Managers and employees in Australian organisations are struggling to implement flexibility in ways that actually improve performance and wellbeing, with a critical stumbling block being a failure to redesign work with the team, according to DCA.

Any scaling back of PPL is bad for business and bad for families

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Diversity Council Australia is disappointed that the Federal Government is persisting with the scaling back of Government funded paid parental leave (PPL) as it is bad for business, women and families.

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

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Diversity Council Australia is disappointed that the Federal Government is persisting with the scaling back of Government funded paid parental leave as it is bad for business, women and families.

It’s time to Flex: Embrace flexible working or flounder in the future

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In the face of globalisation, technology advancements and demographic shifts, DCA believes organisations need to rethink their approach to flexibility and has released new research on how to mainstream flexibility.

It’s time to Flex: Embrace flexible working or flounder in the future

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DCA is delighted to announce the release of Future-Flex, a new way of thinking about workplace flexibility. More than just accommodating an individual’s needs, this new program is about re-designing work at a team or organisation.

Give Dad the best Father’s Day present ever – flexible working

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This Father’s Day, Diversity Council Australia is calling on Australian businesses to make flexible work standard business practice for working dads.

Alternative billing practices for greater flexibility, diversity & sustainability

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Time-based billing has been the dominant model in the Legal and other professions for decades. However, an audience at DCA’s recent Diversity in the Legal Profession Network heard emerging evidence that this may not be the ideal way to do business.

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.

Can't take a joke - We need the courage to call it

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Speech is a form of action. Whether we like it or not, our words have consequences. Inclusive language at work is needed now to shift thinking, change outdated workplace cultures, deliver better business outcomes and create a better society.

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.

CEOs of leading Australian organisations talk D&I with DCA Chair David Morrison AO

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CEOs and other leaders of some of Australia’s leading organisations today met with David Morrison AO, DCA Chair and 2016 Australian of the Year, to discuss opportunities and challenges for diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the workplace.

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