Why we need resilience in the face of backlash to diversity and inclusion

Opinion pieces

DCA CEO Lisa Annese sends a message of support to others who are agitating for change and may be receiving backlash.

The ones to watch in 2019

Blog

The key events DCA will be keenly anticipating – and participating in – over the coming twelve months.

Those paid to promote diverse workplaces are rarely diverse themselves

Opinion pieces

DCA CEO Lisa Annese explores why those paid to promote diverse workplaces are rarely diverse themselves.

The Art of Inclusion: Podcast Preview

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Podcasts

Listen to a snapshot of the upcoming podcast series.

Airport lounges as a metaphor for diversity and leadership ...

Blog

Lisa Annese reflects on how airport lounges reflect the lack of diversity in leadership in Australia.

Refugee talent: something to think about the next time you hire

Blog

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 ...

Lest we forget: Q + A with Soldier On

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Q&A

Veteran John Bale founded Solider On in 2012 to support services for returning service people and their families, including career assistance and employment opportunities.

Video: Stephen Barrow busts 'controversial' diversity and inclusion myths

Q&A

DCA board member Stephen Barrow busts 'controversial' diversity and inclusion myths.

Happy Mardi Gras 2018

Blog

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?

Blog

Why should business care about social justice?

"Australia's media diversity issue has a lot to do with senior management"

Q&A

SBS's Ricardo Goncalves reflects on diversity in Australian media ... or the lack of.

Meet the Board: Abbie Wright

Q&A

In this new series of ‘meet the board’, we introduce you to DCA’s custodians, beginning with Abbie Wright.

Key issues that will define 2018

Blog

This agenda for change agents outlines the key issues that will define 2018

Why people hate on diversity and inclusion (and how to get them not to)

Opinion pieces

Why wouldn’t someone subscribe to the great Australian maxim of a fair go for all?

'We’ve seen no shift in employment of people with disability for 20 years' - Australian Network on Disability

DCA's Q&A Series In the First Person Suzanne Colbert CEO Australian Network on Disability
Q&A

Businesses without previous experience of disability worry that there will be additional cost and risk associated with employing people with disability. The evidence shows different, says Suzanne Colbert, CEO of Australian Network on Disability.

Senate inquiry into citizenship law changes

Submissions

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 .

You're entitled to your opinion, unless it's not based on fact

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Opinion pieces

We must have the courage to call out racism when we see it.

More than ever, Australians must work together to create an inclusive society

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Opinion pieces

From advertising to workplaces, in 2017, let’s endeavour to recognise the enormous opportunity that diversity offers all of us.

Why Punk Rock Hair Is Good For Business!

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Blog

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.

‘One Nation’ – but a nation for who?

Lisa Annese DCA CEO - One Nation?
Blog

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.

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