Mythbusting Accessibility

Blog

Dr Manisha Amin, CEO of Centre for Inclusive Design, gets us thinking about how we can make the world more accessible.

‘D&I means nothing if you don’t have people with disabilities among your employees’

Blog

Are you accessible as a workplace? If not, why not? Read more to get up to speed.

There is a fantastic untapped talent pool ...

Blog

There is a fantastic untapped talent pool of job seekers looking for the opportunity to be employed

Neurodiversity: different not lesser than | Featuring Chris Varney

Chris Varney standing in laneway. Text: Neurodiversity explained.
Q&A

DCA CEO Lisa Annese, spoke with Chris Varney, founder and CEO of the I CAN Network – an organisation that empowers people on the Autism spectrum – to better understand neurodiversity and get his unique perspectives as a leader with autism successfully employing 38 employees with autism.

Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability

Submissions

DCA has made a submission to the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability.

Thinking outside the box

The Art of Inclusion: Thinking outside the box- Neurodiversity and autism at work
Podcasts

What exactly is neurodiversity, and how can we improve workplace design to accommodate it and help neurodiverse employees thrive? Find out on the latest episode of DCA’s podcast.

At a loss

The Art of Inclusion: At a loss- dealing with and illness death  - Many candles flickering
Podcasts

In episode 3 of the second series of our podcasts we have an important and open conversation about illness and bereavement at work.

My secret at work: I stutter

Blog

A day in the working life of a stutterer ...

Looking at the workplace through a neurodiverse lens

Blog

Neurodiverse people bring different perspectives to work. Here is just one of them ...

A new narrative on the International Day of People with Disability

Blog

On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we explore a new narrative for disability.

Willing and able: a new narrative for disability

Dandelion with elements blowing away
Podcasts

Annabelle Williams OAM, Legal Counsel of the Australian Olympic Committee, and herself a former Paralympic swimmer, shows us there can be a new narrative for disability.

Flexible work - for when life throws curve balls

Curved road sign on a country road in the rain
Blog

DCA's Tracy Hocking pens a heartfelt personal reflection on the unexpected benefit of flexible work.

Lest we forget: Q + A with Soldier On

John Bale photo
Q&A

Veteran John Bale founded Solider On in 2012 to support services for returning service people and their families, including career assistance and employment opportunities.

'We’ve seen no shift in employment of people with disability for 20 years' - Australian Network on Disability

DCA's Q&A Series In the First Person Suzanne Colbert CEO Australian Network on Disability
Q&A

Businesses without previous experience of disability worry that there will be additional cost and risk associated with employing people with disability. The evidence shows different, says Suzanne Colbert, CEO of Australian Network on Disability.

Disability Discrimination Commissioner National Consultations

Submissions

Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Alastair McEwin, is conducting national consultations to guide development of his priorities. DCA is seeking case studies of programs and initiatives which can be built upon to achieve greater systemic change.

More than ever, Australians must work together to create an inclusive society

Lisa Annese photo
Opinion pieces

From advertising to workplaces, in 2017, let’s endeavour to recognise the enormous opportunity that diversity offers all of us.

Bridging the Digital Divide: Technology and Accessibility for People with Disability

Lisa Annese photo
Opinion pieces

Many Not for Profits with older websites will have to work hard to ensure that they are fully accessible to people with disability.

Submission to Willing to Work: National Inquiry into Employment Discrimination Against Older Australians and Australians with Disability

Submissions

DCA is pleased to make a submission in response to the Australian Human Rights Commission's national inquiry into employment discrimination against older Australians and Australians with Disability.

Willing to Work: The National Inquiry into Employment Discrimination against Older Australians and Australians with Disability

 The Hon Susan Ryan AO  Age Discrimination Commissioner and Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission
Blog

As Age and Disability Discrimination Commissioner, I am committed to ensuring that older people and people with disability, including those from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, are included in every way in our society and enjoy equality of opportunity with all Australians.

Commonwealth Discussion Paper on improving the employment participation of people with disability in Australia

Submissions

DCA is pleased to make a submission to the Commonwealth Discussion Paper on improving the employment participation of people with disability in Australia, on behalf of members.

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