The Best Father's Day Present Would Be Flexible Working Hours

Lisa Annese
Opinion pieces

If there is any evidence of the importance of a dad who both works and cares simultaneously, it is right here in my heart.

Getting care aware: how to do it in your workplace

Jo Tilly, Research and Policy Manager, DCA
Blog

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

Submissions

Submission on the Productivity Commission’s Childcare and Early Childhood Learning Draft Report.

End of life leave as important as parental leave

Blog

DCA's CEO, Lisa Annese, examines how workplaces can better support employees with eldercare responsibilities, especially those providing end-of-life care.

Lisa Annese: A new world of work where diversity is the norm

Lisa Annese photo
Blog

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.

Productivity Commission Inquiry into Childcare and Early Childhood Learning

Submissions

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.

Supporting Working Parents: Pregnancy and Return to Work National Review

Submissions

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.

Think carer, think male

Blog

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’.

Active fathering: The key to being a great dad through flexible work

Blog

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.

Inquiry on Paid Maternity, Paternity and Parental Leave

Submissions

DCA consulted its members and advocated a national, government-funded, 14 week paid maternity leave scheme for all working women in its submission.

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