Connecting country: busting myths about Indigenous Australians

Various coloured sands & soils
Podcasts

Linda Burney – the first Aboriginal woman to serve in the House of Representatives, and the first Aboriginal person to serve in the NSW Parliament goes on the record.

Constitutional Recognition Relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

Submissions

On behalf of Australian business, in particular DCA member organisations, we made this submission to the Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition Relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples advocating for recognition of our First Peoples.

Beds still burning: why a proud future means waking up to the past

Photo of part of the Uluru statement
Blog

DCA Director Chris Lamb on why a proud future means facing the past.

Audio: An Indigenous perspective

Tanya Denning-Orman photo
Blog

Tanya Denning-Orman, Station Manager of SBS’s National Indigenous Television, reflects on constitutional recognition, and the failings of Closing the Gap targets.

"A nation building opportunity"- thoughts and actions on the Uluru Statement

Blog

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander leaders share their thoughts on the Uluru Statement, Constitutional reform, and ally actions.

Key issues that will define 2018

Blog

This agenda for change agents outlines the key issues that will define 2018

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.

Relationships, respect and trust key to engagement with Indigenous employees

Lisa Annese DCA CEO - Reconciliation
Blog

Have you ever really considered the implications of ticking 'yes' to the question, “Are you Aboriginal or Torres Strait islander?” on an employment form? For some Indigenous Australians, the decision to share their heritage to employers and colleagues has been, and continues to be, a difficult one.

Relationships, Respect and Trust Key to Engagement with Indigenous Employees

Lisa Annese photo
Opinion pieces

A lot can be done to build workplaces that make the most of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander talent.

It’s time to recognise the First Australians in our constitution

Tanya Hosch Joint Campaign Director Recognise
Blog

Recently I had the privilege of speaking at a conference in Sydney alongside a good friend and advocate, Maria Dimopoulos. Of the many insightful things she said, these stood out to me particularly.

NAIDOC Week 2015: Why Welcome to Country matters

Donna Ingram Elder of the Redfern Aboriginal Community
Blog

Donna Ingram, Elder of the Redfern Aboriginal Community explains why Welcome to Country ceremonies continue to be important to Aboriginal people and what organisations should be aware of.

Time to honour Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander warriors past and present

Blog

This year’s NAIDOC theme honours Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and women who have fought in defence of country.

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.

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.