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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

Audio: An Indigenous perspective

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

Why should business care about social justice?

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Why should business care about social justice?

Have you done your homework ahead of the Gender Equality Network?

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Ahead of the Gender Equality Network on February 28, which topics should you come schooled on?

Susan Carland on faith, feminism and intersectionality

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Dr Susan Carland sits down to answer DCA’s questions about the intersection of her feminism and her Muslim faith.

Key issues that will define 2018

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This agenda for change agents outlines the key issues that will define 2018

A day in the life: living – and working – with domestic violence

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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.

How the ‘yes’ vote will impact workers and HR

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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.

Will Australia recover from the marriage equality plebiscite?

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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.

How universities can change the course

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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.

Same-sex marriage: My family isn't a threat, but the postal vote is a threat to us

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DCA's Policy & Research Manager Cathy Brown recently highlighted the harm a postal vote campaign can cause by sharing her own story.

Millennials, Avocados and Workplace Values

Karla Dunbar Acting Office Manager & Executive Assistant to the CEO/ Operations & Support Assistant  Diversity Council Australia
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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.

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