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 Respect@Work report.

Affordable childcare? What must happen after the big budget announcement ...

Blog

A high quality, accesible early learning system is the most powerful instrument we have to realise an equal society, says Jay Weatherill

Why businesses can lead on the domestic violence crisis

Opinion pieces

Why business has a role to play when it comes to eradicating gendered violence.

The evidence is in on changing workplace sexual harassment

Belinda Crosbie
Blog

If we’re serious about reducing the endemic rates of sexual harassment in the legal profession and providing a safe workplace, we have to act on that data and look at our organisational structures and culture, says Belinda Crosbie, Director at Morrissey Law + Advisory.

This International Women’s Day, let’s challenge stubborn social norms

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Opinion pieces

This International Women’s Day, DCA wants to challenge all gender inequalities, and the stubborn social norms that restrict all of us based on our gender.

Why workplaces need to deal with domestic violence

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Blog

Marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, observed November 25, we explore the importance of domestic violence policy in the workplace.

Caring is sharing

The Art of Inclusion - Caring is sharing – pioneering shared care policies in Australia’s workplaces.  Stones on the beach are arranged to look like four different sized footprints representing a family.
Podcasts

A shared care revolution is happening in some of Australia’s most forward-thinking organisations. Discover best practice in our latest podcast instalment.

What would be good for mothers is closing the pay gap faster

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Opinion pieces

Mother’s Day is an apt time to recognise mothering. But the load of mothering doesn’t just happen on one day every year. It’s ongoing. And we need to look at what that means for women’s lives and careers, says DCA CEO, Lisa Annese.

Let’s hear it from the boys

Blog

Addressing attitudes to gender equality from millennial men.

Workplace sexual harassment affects women in varied and complex ways

Opinion pieces

Despite #MeToo, sexual harassment is still everywhere. And it has devestating effects ...

Discussing domestic violence with Our Watch CEO Patty Kinnersly

Q&A

To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, which falls on Novmber 25th, DCA speaks to Our Watch CEO Patty Kinnersly about attitudes, culture and prevention.

#YouToo? Sexual harassment and gender inequality after #MeToo

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Podcasts

Journalist Tracey Spicer and Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins discuss: how can we finally end the scourge of sexual harassment – and rebuild the structures that have supported it?

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

Video: why men are missing the opportunities of gender equality

Q&A

DCA Board Member Tim Fawcett talks about the opportunity gender equality offers men.

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.

Video: Stephen Barrow busts 'controversial' diversity and inclusion myths

Q&A

DCA board member Stephen Barrow busts 'controversial' diversity and inclusion myths.

Workplace Sexual Harassment Inquiry

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Submissions

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.

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

Blog

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

Susan Carland on faith, feminism and intersectionality

Blog

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

Hopes for Jacinda Ardern’s power pregnancy

Opinion pieces

Jacinda Ardern's power pregnancy is going to help many women crack the baby/boss dilemma.

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