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.
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.
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.