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 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.
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.
Diversity Council Australia welcomed the release of the Productivity Commission’s draft report into Childcare and Early Childhood Learning and supports moves to improve access to and affordability of childcare.
In this bumper issue of Research Matters, exclusively for DCA members, we explore the latest Australian and international research on diversity.
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.
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.
Leading employers support reforms to advance gender equality in Australian workplaces and want input in creating change, according to Diversity Council Australia.
Welcome to Diversity Council Australia’s Diversity Matters for April 2012. In this issue, we explore flexible working and careers.