Happy International Women’s Day. Happy reading.

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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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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 Respect@Work report.

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

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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

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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.

WPP AUNZ has announced a target of 50:50 gender distribution in senior leadership roles across the company by 2021.

Case Study

WPP AUNZ has announced a target of 50:50 gender distribution in senior leadership roles across the company by 2021.

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.

Indigenous women making their mark as tradies

Case Study

A national Indigenous recruitment service is successfully placing Aboriginal women into a typically male-dominated workforce through an intensive traineeship.

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?

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