The key events DCA will be keenly anticipating – and participating in – over the coming twelve months.
DCA CEO Lisa Annese explores why those paid to promote diverse workplaces are rarely diverse themselves.
Listen to a snapshot of the upcoming podcast series.
Lisa Annese reflects on how airport lounges reflect the lack of diversity in leadership in Australia.
In Australia, 30 per cent of our refugee intake comes from highly-skilled professions and trades. Yet many of them fail to get their training and certification recognised ...
On the 40th anniversary of the Sydney Mardi Gras, more and more organisations are participating to make it the biggest parade yet. But how safe is it for Australians to be out at work? DCA's Policy & Research Manager Cathy Brown asks this question and more in a new blog.
Why should business care about social justice?
This agenda for change agents outlines the key issues that will define 2018
Why wouldn’t someone subscribe to the great Australian maxim of a fair go for all?
DCA made a submission in July 2017 to the Senate's inquiry into the Australian Citizenship Legislation Amendment (Strengthening the Requirements for Australian Citizenship and Other Measures) Bill, highlighting the potential impact proposed changes could have on Australian business .
We must have the courage to call out racism when we see it.
From advertising to workplaces, in 2017, let’s endeavour to recognise the enormous opportunity that diversity offers all of us.
Successful businesses are ‘innovative’ and ‘creative’. They ‘do things differently’, or claim to. Quite often, however, we expect ‘out-of-the-box thinking’, yet expunge any form of expression.
Pauline Hanson will have a legitimate right to represent her party in the Senate after securing more than 9% of the vote in Queensland. But a right to representation should not be confused with a legitimacy to make inflammatory claims.
Our #WordsAtWork campaign is not telling people what they can and can’t say. We are simply asking people to put themselves in someone else’s shoes and look at what they say from another perspective.
Language can be used to deliberately exclude or attack groups of people, most evident in the case of overt abuse such as racist, sexist or homophobic language, even though those that use such language frequent deny that this was their intention.
As 2014 draws to a close, I have been reflecting on the key diversity issues for the year. A recurring theme in Diversity Council Australia’s work has been the issue of merit: are we making the most of diverse talent or are there still barriers to recognising and rewarding them on their merits?
Australia will celebrate Harmony Day on 21 March. Katriina Tahka, DCA's Cultural Diversity Director urges everyone to do something on Harmony Day to make someone who has recently arrived in Australia feel welcome.
DCA's CEO, Nareen Young, shares the lessons she has learned for women's leadership over six and a half years at the helm of DCA, in her final farewell Blog.
With the introduction of new workplace bullying legislation, many traditionalists are telling employers to commit even more time and money to building defensive risk mitigation strategies to try and avoid liability, but is this really the most effective response, asks DCA's Partnerships and Sponsors