Mother’s Day is an apt time to recognise mothering. But the load of mothering doesn’t just happen on one day every year. It’s ongoing. And we need to look at what that means for women’s lives and careers, says DCA CEO, Lisa Annese.
DCA's Tracy Hocking pens a heartfelt personal reflection on the unexpected benefit of flexible work.
DCA opposes proposed changes to the Government-funded Paid Parental Leave scheme and has outlined this in a submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee currently reviewing the Fairer Paid Parental Leave Bill 2016.
From advertising to workplaces, in 2017, let’s endeavour to recognise the enormous opportunity that diversity offers all of us.
No successful sporting coach has ever suggested that only one or two members of a team need to be flexible.
Globalisation, technology and the 24/7 marketplace are changing the way we work and the only solution is more flexible work opportunities.
If there is any evidence of the importance of a dad who both works and cares simultaneously, it is right here in my heart.
The most recent survey carried out by the Australian Bureau of Statistics showed that 63% of all carers over 15 (and 42% of primary carers) are employed or looking for work. With the ageing of our population, it is likely that this will affect the majority of us at some stage in our working lives.
Submission on the Productivity Commission’s Childcare and Early Childhood Learning Draft Report.
DCA's CEO, Lisa Annese, examines how workplaces can better support employees with eldercare responsibilities, especially those providing end-of-life care.
In her first Blog as DCA's new Chief Executive Officer, Lisa Annese talks about how thrilled she is by her appointment and how she looks forward to making diversity the norm in our workplaces.
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.
When you think of ‘carers’, who comes to mind? Often we automatically think of women, usually mature age women. We are, however, much less likely to ‘think carer, think male’.
In the lead up to Father's Day, internationally renowned researcher and industry consultant, Dr Graeme Russell, explores how men can be active fathers by changing their approach to work through flexible working.
DCA consulted its members and advocated a national, government-funded, 14 week paid maternity leave scheme for all working women in its submission.