Political unrest in the US, compounded by the raging pandemic, has ensured that 2021’s coverage has been plagued by many of the same words that dominated headlines last year: Protest. Tribalism. Fear.
According to DCA's CEO, Lisa Annese, we need to measure class, so we can understand how class impacts our experiences of work and why. And we need to ensure that organisational initiatives reach and positively impact people from all classes.
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.
Inclusion isn’t just a nice to have. There is a recognition that the principles of inclusion – respect, connection, progressing and contributing – are essential in responding to the immediate challenges, and planning for the future.
In the second of our ‘COVID Conversations’ with DCA members, Clare Harding from Deloitte Australia explains that prior investment in planning for the virtual office has paid off, equipping them with the necessary resources and mind-set to scale up as the crisis unfolded.
As coronavirus panic sparks increased racism DCA CEO Lisa Annese reminds us of the unity, kindness, and respect needed to endure this human crisis.
DCA strongly supports individuals being protected from discrimination and harassment because of their religious belief and we proactively support our members in creating workplaces where religious belief is afforded the same dignity and respect as other attributes of a person’s identity.
DCA submission urges that questions about sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex status be asked in the 2021 Census
As debates about religious expression continue, what’s it like to be a person of faith in modern Australia? We ask lawyer Daniel Wakim and DCA’s own Mariam Veiszadeh in our podcast.
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.
In episode 3 of the second series of our podcasts we have an important and open conversation about illness and bereavement at work.
A spotlight on DCA Board member, Amanda Revis.
Diversity Council Australia is proud to reaffirm its support to the United Nations Global Compact and its Ten Principles.
Ming Long, Deputy Chair of Diversity Council Australia, Chair of AMP Capital Funds Management talks organisational change.
Australia boasts one of the most multicultural populations in the world. But after almost five decades of multiculturalism we still don’t have clarity around what cultural diversity is and therefore how to best measure and report on this cultural diversity.
Jeremy Fernandez is an Australian journalist and television news presenter with the ABC. Here, he talks to DCA about diversity and inclusion in media.
Neurodiverse people bring different perspectives to work. Here is just one of them ...
DCA board member Ming Long talks about her passion for diversity and inclusion, and explains why leaders need to fear difference less.
DCA CEO Lisa Annese sends a message of support to others who are agitating for change and may be receiving backlash.