DCA strongly supports individuals being protected from discrimination and harassment because of their religious belief and we proactively support our members in creating workplaces where religious belief is afforded the same dignity and respect as other attributes of a person’s identity.
DCA submission urges that questions about sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex status be asked in the 2021 Census
While DCA strongly supports protections against discrimination on the basis of faith, this submission argues that proposed new laws would be problematic for business.
Diversity Council Australia is proud to reaffirm its support to the United Nations Global Compact and its Ten Principles.
DCA has made a submission to the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into the effect of mental health on people’s ability to participate in and prosper in the community and workplace, and the effects it has more generally on our economy and productivity.
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.
DCA's submission, on behalf of our members, to the AHRC’s National Inquiry into Sexual Harassment in Australian Workplaces focused on what leading organisations are doing to prevent and respond to workplace sexual harassment and the resources needed to make workplaces safer.
DCA wants to hear from its members about how they manage issues where religion and other diversity dimensions collide, and what policies they have in place to allow employees to observe religious practice.
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 .
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.
DCA made a submission to Senate Select Committee reviewing exemptions proposed in a Bill which would legalise marriage equality in Australia.
DCA's submission to the Freedom of Speech in Australia Inquiry arguing against changes to the Racial Discrimination Act is based on feedback from our member organisations.
DCA made a submission to the Productivity Commission Superannuation Competitiveness and Efficiency draft report.
Submission to Willing to Work: National Inquiry into Employment Discrimination Against Older Australians and Australians with Disability
DCA is pleased to make a submission in response to the Australian Human Rights Commission's national inquiry into employment discrimination against older Australians and Australians with Disability.
Human Rights Commissioner, Tim Wilson, has requested submissions in advance of an inaugural roundtable on religious freedom scheduled to be held in November 2015.
Submission to consultation on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity & Intersex (SOGII) Rights (Australian Human Rights Commission)
Australia’s Human Rights Commissioner, Tim Wilson, has requested input to a consultation on key rights issues affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in Australia. DCA is pleased to make a contribution.
DCA is pleased to make a submission on behalf if its members to the Public Consultation on Reporting Requirements under the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012.