Why wouldn’t someone subscribe to the great Australian maxim of a fair go for all?
DCA supports marriage equality because we believe it will truly cement workplace fairness and inclusion for the LGBTIQ+ community.
'We’ve seen no shift in employment of people with disability for 20 years' - Australian Network on Disability
Businesses without previous experience of disability worry that there will be additional cost and risk associated with employing people with disability. The evidence shows different, says Suzanne Colbert, CEO of Australian Network on Disability.
Ahead of November 25, which marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, business consultant Lisa McAdams pens a powerful first-person account of what it’s like to live – and work – in the shadow of violence.
DCA's Cathy Brown joined forces with RMIT's Raymond Trau for this insightful look at what impact the conclusive YES outcome from the Marriage Law Postal Survey will have on workplace inclusion.
Chris Lamb, Group Head of Talent & Organisational Development at Lendlease Australia and DCA director fears the wounds caused by the plebiscite on same sex marriage will take a long time to heal.
As a citizen, a parent, an ally, and someone who leads an organisation committed to inclusion, here's why I am voting YES to marriage equality.
On 1 August 2017, the Australian Human Rights Commission released a landmark report on university students’ experiences of sexual assault and sexual harassment. Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins share some of the insights and recommendations in this guest blog for DCA.
DCA's Policy & Research Manager Cathy Brown recently highlighted the harm a postal vote campaign can cause by sharing her own story.
As we approach International Youth Day on August 12, DCA's youngest team member, Karla Dunbar, shares her thoughts on being a millennial in today's and tomorrow's workforce.
DCA made a submission in July 2017 to the Senate's inquiry into the Australian Citizenship Legislation Amendment (Strengthening the Requirements for Australian Citizenship and Other Measures) Bill, highlighting the potential impact proposed changes could have on Australian business .
BBC's announcement of a female Dr Who has ruffled feathers but as DCA CEO Lisa Annese explains, this is indicative of the discomfort that those who benefit from maintaining the status quo feel when women take on roles traditionally held by men.
It’s not enough for men to say they care about gender equality. They have to be committed to making personal change – not just in their professional lives but also in their private lives.
As Australians, we pride ourselves on giving everyone a fair go. But how inclusive as a society are we really? Not at all, if you're a transgender person like my friend Nadine.
DCA's own Cathy Brown has teamed with RMIT's Raymond Trau to look at the consequences of workplace environments where employees choose to hide their sexual orientation, gender identity or intersex status for fear being “out” could damage their careers.
We must have the courage to call out racism when we see it.
Unlike mentoring where you are simply asking for some time and an opportunity to share ideas, a sponsor needs to have the confidence in you and your skills to represent you when you are not there. Such a relationship takes time to build.
DCA opposes proposed changes to the Government-funded Paid Parental Leave scheme and has outlined this in a submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee currently reviewing the Fairer Paid Parental Leave Bill 2016.
What is your organisation doing to reduce the gender pay gap? DCA is preparing a submission for the Inquiry into gender segregation in the workplace and women's economic equality and is seeking your views and experience.
Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Alastair McEwin, is conducting national consultations to guide development of his priorities. DCA is seeking case studies of programs and initiatives which can be built upon to achieve greater systemic change.