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