Cultural allyship of Indigenous people in an election year - and beyond

Gari Yala artwork

2022 is an important year for cultural allyship. Read how and why.

Case Study - Building Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural awareness at ANZ

Case Study

A case study on how ANZ elevated their focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander inclusion from theory to practice and implemented change that really works.

DCA submission on the Religious Discrimination Bill 2021


DCA has made a submission in response to the Inquiry into the Religious Discrimination Bill 2021 and related bills.

Why inclusion at work will help Australian businesses survive the great resignation

Inclusion@Work Index 2021-2022
Opinion pieces

Diversity Council Australia’s new research shows that inclusion may be exactly what Australia needs to safeguard our economy, our national prosperity, and indeed our ability to thrive in the challenging times ahead.

‘D&I means nothing if you don’t have people with disabilities among your employees’


Are you accessible as a workplace? If not, why not? Read more to get up to speed.

There is a fantastic untapped talent pool ...


There is a fantastic untapped talent pool of job seekers looking for the opportunity to be employed

Caste: A challenge for equality, diversity, and inclusion


With caste-based discrimination becoming more apparent in organisations, employers should be concerned and aware. Read more ...

DCA Submission on the Workplace Gender Equality Act (WGEA) 2012


DCA has made a submission in response to the review of the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012

Childlessness – the unspoken workplace inclusion issue

Empty photo frame. Photo/Unsplash

As workplaces become more inclusive and family-friendly, there is still a very large group of people who remain unseen.

Vaccination objections: Not a diversity and inclusion issue

Opinion pieces

Some people have gone so far as to suggest that workplace policies that ask people to be vaccinated before they return to the office are a form of discrimination against the unvaccinated. And it’s this claim that I think we need to address, and to explain why this is not the case.

Herbert Smith Freehills taking action to improve ethnic diversity across the firm

Herbert Smith Freehills
Case Study

In the wake of the tragic killing of George Floyd in May 2020, Herbert Smith Freehills’ CEO and the broader leadership team began a deeper conversation with their people about improving ethnic diversity across the firm.

If you ask 'Are You OK?' Be prepared for the answer


If employers ask Are You Ok, they must be equipped to deal with the answer.

Wear it Purple Day 2021: Start the conversation, keep it going!


Glen Hare talks about what Wear it Purple 2021 means to him

Workplaces – a key chapter in improving the stories of Australian Muslims

Opinion pieces

Workplace-driven solutions are key to improving the stories of Australian Muslims.

DCA Submission on the Respect at Work Bill


DCA has made a submission in response to the Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Bill 2021 which implements many of the recommendations from the Respect@Work report.

Non-binary, trans and gender diverse employees - what you need to know | Tara Somerville


DCA Member Relations Admin Coordinator Tara Somerville shares what it means to get it right – and wrong – with trans and non-binary employees.

NAIDOC 2021: On ancient cultures, and modern workplaces


By Professor Deen Sanders. Professor Sanders says every person benefits from living in better relationship with their community and country. So how do we do that in the context of the present day workplace?

NAIDOC 2021: From standing alone to standing together


John Paul Janke has always had a special connection to NAIDOC Week; here, he shares what this week means to him.

NAIDOC 2021: Heal Country, Heal Nation - by Rebecca Hyland


In 2021 the theme for NAIDOC Week (4-11 July) is – Heal Country. It's a call for all Australians to protect our land and cultural heritage.

On being a family friendly workplace ...


What does it mean for an organisation to be TRULY family friendly?