Congratulations to DCA Chair David Morrison AO – 2016 Australian of the Year!

News articles

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.

How D&I will drive innovation in 2016 and beyond

News articles

For many businesses, the start of a new year is an opportunity to consider ways to improve existing processes or opportunities to drive growth. Or in other words, ways to be more innovative.

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.

DCA's 30th anniversary

Diversity Matters

Welcome to DCA's final edition of Diversity Matters for 2015, exclusively for DCA members. In this issue, we take the opportunity to proudly celebrate DCA's 30th anniversary and to reflect on a generation of change for workplace diversity and inclusion in Australia.

DCA’s Debate finds there is too much talk and not enough action on diversity

Media releases

The Diversity Council Australia and Xplore for Success Annual Diversity Debate held in Sydney last night found there is too much talk and not enough action on diversity, with the audience voting in favour of the affirmative team by 65% to 35%.

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.

Building Inclusion: How leaders can make or break diversity

Media releases

Much recent attention has been given to the need for more inclusive leadership at the political level in Australia. But do organisations understand the benefits of having inclusive leaders, especially as workplaces become more diverse?

DCA welcomes more women in new Turnbull Cabinet

Media releases

The announcement that Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will have five women in his new Federal Cabinet, and several in influential portfolios, is welcome news according to Diversity Council Australia (DCA).

How does Australia measure up on its Asia capabilities?

Media releases

Diversity Council Australia has surveyed a nationally representative sample of more than 2,000 Australian workers to generate the first ever National Scorecard of Australia’s Workforce Asia Capability.

Diversity Council Australia appoints David Morrison AO as new Chair

Media releases

The Directors of Diversity Council Australia are delighted to announce that retired Lieutenant General David Morrison AO will be appointed as the new Chair of the DCA Board.

This Father’s Day, let’s encourage men to work flexibly!

Media releases

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 – the never-ending story?

Media releases

The gender pay gap is alive and well in Australia, and a lot more needs to be done to close it said DCA.

Employers join together to ‘prime the pipeline’ for women in technology

Media releases

Diversity Council Australia (DCA) has convened a group of leading employers in Australia to address the lack of diversity and under-representation of women in the technology sector.

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

Media releases

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.

The business case for addressing mental health

Media releases

Diversity Council Australia (DCA), Business Council of Australia (BCA) and beyondblue have teamed up to help businesses make practical changes to contribute to mentally healthy workplaces.

Research Matters, April 2015

Research Matters

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.

DCA joins campaign for marriage equality in Australia

News articles

DCA has joined numerous high-profile businesses to pledge support for marriage equality in Australia by becoming a corporate supporter of the Australian Marriage Equality campaign.

LGBTIQ+ diversity practice and thinking in Australia

Diversity Matters

Welcome to Diversity Council Australia’s Diversity Matters for March 2015, exclusively for DCA members. In this issue, we turn our focus to the latest in LGBTIQ+ diversity practice and thinking in Australia.

Is there ‘harmony’ in the boardroom in 2015?

Media releases

DCA has partnered with Deakin University on Australian first research to investigate cultural diversity in ASX Boards over the past decade - and the findings are revealing.

International Women’s Day 2015: Are Australia’s working women heading back to the future?

Media releases

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.

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