For two months of this year, I swapped my life managing an Army maintenance workshop to sitting at a desk in a Sydney CBD office. What I learnt has changed my perspective about feminism, masculinity and what a few decent men can do to change the world around them..
As gender is on the agenda for the G20 Leaders’ Summit due to take place in Brisbane this week, Lisa Annese explores what it will take to close the gender workforce gap in Australia.
The notion of ‘baby brain’ or ‘placenta dementia’, the supposed cognitive impairment that progressively impacts women during pregnancy, appears to be widely accepted. Lisa Annese, DCA's CEO, asks if there is really any truth to it.
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.
Submission on the Productivity Commission’s Childcare and Early Childhood Learning Draft Report.
In a Blog to mark Equal Pay Day on 5 September 2014, Lisa Annese asks why the gender pay gap has soared to a record high of 18.2% - and whether we are willing to accept not only our daughters being paid less than our sons, but our granddaughters and great granddaughters.
DCA's CEO, Lisa Annese, discusses the ubiquitous question, "Can women have it all?" and explains why we are asking the wrong question - and what we really should be asking.
Lisa Annese, DCA's Programs and Development Director talks about International Women’s Day and how the hard yards must continue long after the breakfasts, the cocktails and the speeches.
DCA is pleased to support the work of the Productivity Commission in undertaking an Inquiry into Childcare and Early Childhood Learning which is of significance to Australian families and employers, and has prepared a submission on behalf of its members.
DCA's submission to the Pregnancy and Return to Work National Review reflects the views of our members, many of whom provide leading practice initiatives.
Review of the Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations 2013 for the ASX Corporate Governance Council
DCA is delighted to support and inform the ASX Corporate Governance Council on its consultation paper proposing a third edition of its Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations and has prepared a submission on behalf of our members.
EEO and anti-discrimination legislative obligations have been in place for many years in Australia. Most organisations today have some kind of diversity capability in place and want to be seen as an ‘employer of choice’ to attract and retain the best talent.
DCA is pleased to make a submission on behalf of its members in response to the Workplace Gender Equality Act Consultation on Reporting Matters.
Diversity Council Australia is pleased to make a submission in response to the exposure legislation of the Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012.
DCA consulted its members on the Australian Government's proposal to consolidate Commonwealth anti-discrimination law and developed a submission on their behalf.
DCA has consulted its member organisations and made a submission on their behalf to the review of the effectiveness of the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Act and Agency.
Inquiry into pay equity and associated issues related to increasing female participation in the workforce
DCA's made a submission to this inquiry developed after close consultation with members.
DCA developed a position paper on the Sex Discrimination Act based on our experience of assisting employers to progress the status of women and meet their legislative requirements under this and other related legislation, and on our members' views.
DCA consulted its members and advocated a national, government-funded, 14 week paid maternity leave scheme for all working women in its submission.