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.
As debates about religious expression continue, what’s it like to be a person of faith in modern Australia? We ask lawyer Daniel Wakim and DCA’s own Mariam Veiszadeh in our podcast.
Cultural diversity is more than just how a census data point defines you, and it’s more than just your race or ethnicity – it is also about the way someone else defines you, and how you identify, with all the complexity that entails.
While DCA strongly supports protections against discrimination on the basis of faith, this submission argues that proposed new laws would be problematic for business.
DCA CEO Lisa Annese reflects on our multi-faith guidelines
The ongoing Israel Folau debate shows how powerful language is, especially at work.
Australia boasts one of the most multicultural populations in the world. But after almost five decades of multiculturalism we still don’t have clarity around what cultural diversity is and therefore how to best measure and report on this cultural diversity.
DCA board member Ming Long talks about her passion for diversity and inclusion, and explains why leaders need to fear difference less.
Nyadol Nyuon, a South Sudanese-born lawyer and activist, is familiar with the media’s ‘African gangs’ narrative. But her only brush with the law has been gaining a legal degree! In this episode, she shares her incredible story.
Much has been made in the media lately of Australia being in the grip of an ‘African youth crime wave’. But is this really the case?
DCA utterly condemns Senator Fraser Anning’s divisive and inaccurate comments about Muslim Australians, social cohesion and our immigration program.
In Australia, 30 per cent of our refugee intake comes from highly-skilled professions and trades. Yet many of them fail to get their training and certification recognised ...
Dr Susan Carland sits down to answer DCA’s questions about the intersection of her feminism and her Muslim faith.
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 .
We must have the courage to call out racism when we see it.
From advertising to workplaces, in 2017, let’s endeavour to recognise the enormous opportunity that diversity offers all of us.
While jobs across the economy are becoming redundant as automated systems and artificial intelligence take over, Cathy Brown, DCA's Policy & Research Manager notes that robots are not sexist, racist or homophobic, it’s the people who program them.
DCA's submission to the Freedom of Speech in Australia Inquiry arguing against changes to the Racial Discrimination Act is based on feedback from our member organisations.
DCA doesn't believe there is a need to change the Racial Discrimination Act.