Diversity Council Australia begins succession planning for new CEO

Media releases

The Diversity Council Australia Board has started succession planning to replace Chief Executive Officer Nareen Young following her decision to step down from her role in 2014 to pursue board and executive opportunities.

Research Matters, September 2013

Research Matters

Welcome to Research Matters for September 2013.

Harnessing the skills and talents of older workers

Diversity Matters

Welcome to Diversity Council Australia’s Diversity Matters for August 2013, exclusively for DCA members. In this issue, we investigate how Australian organisations can better harness the skills and talents of the older workforce, with an emphasis on older female employees.

Workplace diversity progress hampered by lack of strategic engagement and resources

Media releases

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.

Older Women Matter: Harnessing the Talents of Australia’s Older Female Workforce

Media releases

Diversity Council Australia (DCA) research released today found that older women (defined as 45 years plus) represent a sizeable and growing segment of the labour force but Australian organisations are failing to fully harness their skills and talents.

Effective engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, communities and organisations

Diversity Matters

Welcome to DCA's Diversity Matters for May 2013, exclusively for DCA members. In this issue, we explore how important effective engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, communities and organisations is for building sustainable employment and Closing the Work Gap.

Increasing cultural diversity on boards: quotas not the answer

Media releases

In the lead up to Harmony Day (Thursday 21 March), Diversity Council Australia calls for organisations to value cultural diversity and inter-cultural capability more, especially at the board and senior executive level, but rejects the concept of quotas.

Closing the Work Gap in Corporate Australia

Media releases

In the lead up to National Close the Gap Day, research released today shows new approaches to Indigenous community engagement by the corporate sector are urgently needed in order to close the gap in employment outcomes for Indigenous Australians.

Undervalued, underemployed, discouraged and departed: the story of mature-age women in the workplace

Media releases

This International Women’s Day (Friday 8 March), Diversity Council Australia said more work is urgently needed to address the critical underutilisation of female mature-age talent.

Employers want input on gender equality reforms

Media releases

Leading employers support reforms to advance gender equality in Australian workplaces and want input in creating change, according to Diversity Council Australia.

Cultural diversity and the Asian century

Diversity Matters

Dear DCA members, Welcome to Diversity Council Australia’s Diversity Matters for August 2012. In this issue, we investigate how business can make the most of Australia’s cultural diversity and why, in an Asian Century, this is more important than ever.

Flexible working and careers

Diversity Matters

Welcome to Diversity Council Australia’s Diversity Matters for April 2012. In this issue, we explore flexible working and careers.

Communicating and engaging on diversity

Diversity Matters

In the December issue of Diversity Matters, we explore how organisations can best communicate and engage on their diversity programs to maximize their chances of success.

Ageing workforce

Diversity Matters

In this new look issue of Diversity Matters, we investigate the challenges of an ageing workforce and how employers can prepare for one of the most significant demographic changes in decades.

How to attract and retain Aboriginal talent

Diversity Matters

Welcome to DCA's Diversity Matters for May 2011. In this issue, we explore how employers can successfully attract and retain Aboriginal talent as part of a broader approach to promoting respect, relationships and opportunities between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.

Diversity amongst women

Diversity Matters

In this issue of Diversity Matters, we explore how diversity amongst women has been largely overlooked in Australian workplaces – with women being treated as one homogenous group – and why this is a key stumbling block to progress.

Measuring diversity

Diversity Matters

Welcome to Diversity Council Australia’s Diversity Matters for December 2010. In this issue, we investigate measuring diversity.

Unconscious bias

Diversity Matters

In this issue, we investigate unconscious bias, what it means and how it might manifest in the workplace for each of the key diversity dimensions.

Disability in Australian diversity practice

Diversity Matters

We are delighted to bring you the June 2010 issue of Diversity Matters. In this issue we investigate disability in Australian business diversity practice

Women's employment

Diversity Matters

In this issue we investigate the latest on women's employment, a topic that has reemerged as a particularly hot issue in Australia.

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