National Gender Equality Strategy

National Strategy to Achieve Gender Equality
Submissions

DCA is preparing a submission on the upcoming National Strategy to Achieve Gender Equality, and we would like to hear from our members.

DCA's response to the Paid Parental Leave Amendment (Improvements for Families and Gender Equality) Bill 2022

Australian Senate
Submissions

DCA has made a submission to the Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs in response to the Inquiry into the provisions of the Paid Parental Leave Amendment (Improvements for Families and Gender Equality) Bill 2022.

Success Works: partner to provide an opportunity for women leaving prison.

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Blog

Success Works Partners believes that Alice, and others facing similar barriers, should not have her future determined by her past. We believe that Alice should be given the same employment opportunities others enjoy.

What is so great about the Annual Diversity Debate?

What is so great about the Annual Diversity Debate
Blog

Members, guests and debaters all love the #DCADebate, here's 10 reasons why you should come along to see what it is all about!

Positively doable, positive duties: Six Steps to take to prevent sexual harassment at work.

Opinion pieces

The Respect at Work Bill is before the parliament. This Bill will implement the remaining recommendations from the Sex Discrimination Commissioner’s landmark report into sexual harassment.

Double Digit time for the #DCADebate

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Blog

We take a trip down memory lane as DCA prepares for the 10th Annual Diversity Debate...

Settlement Services International: promoting gender and sexual diversity inclusion with employees and clients

Case Study

How SSI approached the nuanced differences that can arise with an intersectional approach to Diversity and Inclusion. 

Submission on the Respect at Work Bill 2022

Australian Senate
Submissions

DCA has made a submission in response to the Anti-Discrimination and Human Rights Legislation Amendment (Respect at Work) Bill 2022.

Work and Care Inquiry Submission

Australian Senate
Submissions

DCA has made a submission in response to the Senate Select Committee on Work and Care inquiry.

Australia’s gender pay gap is costing our economy billions, but the solutions are obvious

Opinion pieces

The fourth edition of the She's Price(d)less: The economics of the gender pay gap report from KPMG, Diversity Council Australia and the Workplace Gender Equality Agency estimates the national pay gap at $966m a week or $51.8b a year.

Creating a nation-leading and inclusive parental leave policy at Smartgroup

Case Study

Smartgroup Corporation on how they constructed their nation-leading and inclusive parental leave policy.

The new parliament must address paid parental leave

Opinion pieces

Australia’s paid parental leave policy no longer meets the diverse needs of many families. We call on the next parliament to move towards six months of gender-neutral paid parental leave to encourage shared care by both parents.

Effectively engaging bystanders on sexism and sexual harassment at Aurecon

Case Study

How did Aurecon effectively engage bystanders on sexism and sexual harassment? Read the case study.

Happy International Women’s Day. Happy reading.

IWD theme 2022
Blog

Essential reading for International Women's Day, March 8 2022.

How women and girls are transforming STEM

Blog

As part of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the Australian Academy of Science profiles several outstanding women within STEM.

DCA Submission on the Maternity Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1973

Submissions

DCA has made a submission in response to the review of the Maternity Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1973 (ML Act).

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

Submissions

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

Childlessness – the unspoken workplace inclusion issue

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Blog

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

Want to end sexual harassment? Then be proactive – not reactive

Opinion pieces

Based on our work with DCA members over many years, we believe that a positive duty will focus employers on actions that will lead to more respectful and inclusive workplace cultures and this will significantly benefit their business.

DCA Submission on the Respect at Work Bill

Submissions

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 [email protected] report.

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