Each Federal Election, Diversity Council Australia writes to both major parties to ask them to respond to a series of questions, based on DCA’s research, about where they stand on key issues of diversity and inclusion affecting Australian workplaces.
DCA has made a submission in response to the review of the Maternity Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1973 (ML Act).
DCA has made a submission in response to the Inquiry into the Religious Discrimination Bill 2021 and related bills.
DCA has made a submission in response to the review of the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012
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.
DCA has welcomed the opportunity to make this Submission in response to the Indigenous Voice Co-design Process Interim Report to the Australian Government.
Diversity Council Australia is proud to reaffirm its support to the United Nations Global Compact and its Ten Principles in the areas of Human Rights, Labour, Environment and Anti-Corruption.
DCA has made a submission to the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability.
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.
In the lead up to the 2019 Federal Election DCA asked the two major parties a series of questions from our own research about where they stand on diversity and inclusion in Australian workplaces.
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.