Constitutional Recognition Relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

Submissions

On behalf of Australian business, in particular DCA member organisations, we made this submission to the Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition Relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples advocating for recognition of our First Peoples.

Talking heads: two CEOs on leading and managing mental health

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Podcasts

Two CEOs get real about being human and not just high performing machines.

Out in the open: a transgender executive on the business of transitioning

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Podcasts

Aram Hosie has navigated life – and the workplace – as a man and a woman. He shares his unique perspective - and busts a few myths along the way.

Beds still burning: why a proud future means waking up to the past

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Blog

DCA Director Chris Lamb on why a proud future means facing the past.

Fair Gone: flipping the script on African gangs, race and multiculturalism

Podcasts

Nyadol Nyuon, a South Sudanese-born lawyer and activist, is familiar with the media’s ‘African gangs’ narrative. But her only brush with the law has been gaining a legal degree! In this episode, she shares her incredible story.

The facts on Victorian African Crime

Position statements

Much has been made in the media lately of Australia being in the grip of an ‘African youth crime wave’. But is this really the case?

Why workplaces should care about LGBTIQ+ inclusion

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Opinion pieces

While workplace diversity and inclusion initiatives are well advanced in some areas, the progress of LGBTIQ+ inclusion hasn’t been quite as linear, says DCA CEO Lisa Annese, in an opinion piece with The Fifth Estate.

DCA utterly condemns Senator Fraser Anning’s comments

Position statements

DCA utterly condemns Senator Fraser Anning’s divisive and inaccurate comments about Muslim Australians, social cohesion and our immigration program.

The Art of Inclusion: Podcast Preview

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Podcasts

Listen to a snapshot of the upcoming podcast series.

Airport lounges as a metaphor for diversity and leadership ...

Blog

Lisa Annese reflects on how airport lounges reflect the lack of diversity in leadership in Australia.

Working in a #MeToo world: hopes for the national inquiry into workplace sexual harassment

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Opinion pieces

Lisa Annese, CEO of Diversity Council Australia, weighs in on the national inquiry into workplace harassment, and what this means for businesses operationing in a #MeToo world

Age as an asset. Are we doing right by older workers?

Blog

Justine Irving, a leading age researcher in Australia, asks: Are we doing right by older workers?

Refugee talent: something to think about the next time you hire

Blog

In Australia, 30 per cent of our refugee intake comes from highly-skilled professions and trades. Yet many of them fail to get their training and certification recognised ...

Flexible work - for when life throws curve balls

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Blog

DCA's Tracy Hocking pens a heartfelt personal reflection on the unexpected benefit of flexible work.

Audio: An Indigenous perspective

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Blog

Tanya Denning-Orman, Station Manager of SBS’s National Indigenous Television, reflects on constitutional recognition, and the failings of Closing the Gap targets.

The final word on words at work

Blog

A response to the recent media response to our WordsAtWork material, which has been disheartening – and inaccurate.

Engaging men on International Women’s Day: lessons from Sweden

Blog

This International Women’s Day – as DCA calls on organisations to step up their inclusion programs and encourage men to help make gender equality a reality – we share 3 lessons from Sweden.

Happy Mardi Gras 2018

Blog

On the 40th anniversary of the Sydney Mardi Gras, more and more organisations are participating to make it the biggest parade yet. But how safe is it for Australians to be out at work? DCA's Policy & Research Manager Cathy Brown asks this question and more in a new blog.

"A nation building opportunity"- thoughts and actions on the Uluru Statement

Blog

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander leaders share their thoughts on the Uluru Statement, Constitutional reform, and ally actions.

Why should business care about social justice?

Blog

Why should business care about social justice?

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