Building inclusion - the power of language

Jo Tilly, Research and Policy Manager, DCA
Blog

Language can be used to deliberately exclude or attack groups of people, most evident in the case of overt abuse such as racist, sexist or homophobic language, even though those that use such language frequent deny that this was their intention.

Busting the Culture Club – how Australia’s companies can harness the benefits of cultural diversity

Lisa Annese Chief Executive Officer Diversity Council Australia
Blog

For how long will the profit and performance of Australian companies continue to be compromised by the lack of cultural diversity?

Harmony and religious freedom in anxious times

Dr Tim Soutphommasane Race Discrimination Commissioner Australian Human Rights Commission
Blog

In a guest Blog, Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner, talks about harmony and religious freedom in anxious times and how we must not let fear and hate prevail.

Out of the frying pan and into the fire: talent management hots up in the Asian Century

Blog

Dai Le, former award-winning journalist, independent film-maker and broadcaster shares her experience of the challenges of being an Asian Australian in the workplace, and what's needed to achieve more representation of Asian Australian women in professional and leadership positions.

Exposure draft changes to the Racial Discrimination Act

Submissions

DCA is pleased to make a submission in response to the Government’s Exposure Draft of the Freedom of speech (Repeal of S. 18C) Bill 2014.

Addressing cultural diversity in the Australian judiciary

Blog

In a special guest blog, General Counsel of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia, Ray Steinwall, discusses the lack of cultural diversity in the Australian judiciary and why it needs to be addressed.

Christmas around the world

Blog

Australia is becoming increasingly culturally diverse. So, what is the place for this distinctive celebration in a contemporary multicultural nation? Guest blogger Michael Dove, Principal at OriginsInfo, explores how different cultures celebrate the festive season around the world.

Culture Shock! Why capitalising on culture is long overdue

Blog

There’s no lack of cultural diversity in Australia but big business has been slow to take full advantage of the talents and capabilities that our culturally diverse workforce offers. Nareen Young, DCA's CEO explains why businesses need to kick start their diverse talent agenda.

Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012, Exposure Legislation

Submissions

Diversity Council Australia is pleased to make a submission in response to the exposure legislation of the Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012.

Australia in the Asian Century

Submissions

DCA was pleased to make a submission on behalf of members in response to the Government’s Issues Paper on Australia in the Asian Century.

Proposed consolidation of Commonwealth anti-discrimination laws

Submissions

DCA consulted its members on the Australian Government's proposal to consolidate Commonwealth anti-discrimination law and developed a submission on their behalf.

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