Perspectives on Multilingualism

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Blog

A look at the linguistic diversity within Australia and finding ways to celebrate its richness.

Case Study - Making D&I more structured and scalable at Real Asset Management Group

Case Study

By participating in DCA’s Inclusive Employer Index, RAM was able to make D&I more structured and scalable. Read more.

DCA Member Update – Religious Discrimination Bills

Position statements

DCA supports religious discrimination protections consistent with other anti-discrimination laws and will continue to proactively work with employers to create workplaces where someone's faith (or no faith) is respected and afforded the same dignity as other identity attributes.

How women and girls are transforming STEM

Blog

As part of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the Australian Academy of Science profiles several outstanding women within STEM.

DCA Submission on the Maternity Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1973

Submissions

DCA has made a submission in response to the review of the Maternity Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1973 (ML Act).

Cultural allyship of Indigenous people in an election year - and beyond

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Blog

2022 is an important year for cultural allyship. Read how and why.

Case Study - Building Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural awareness at ANZ

Case Study

A case study on how ANZ elevated their focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander inclusion from theory to practice and implemented change that really works.

DCA submission on the Religious Discrimination Bill 2021

Submissions

DCA has made a submission in response to the Inquiry into the Religious Discrimination Bill 2021 and related bills.

Why inclusion at work will help Australian businesses survive the great resignation

Inclusion@Work Index 2021-2022
Opinion pieces

Diversity Council Australia’s new research shows that inclusion may be exactly what Australia needs to safeguard our economy, our national prosperity, and indeed our ability to thrive in the challenging times ahead.

‘D&I means nothing if you don’t have people with disabilities among your employees’

Blog

Are you accessible as a workplace? If not, why not? Read more to get up to speed.

There is a fantastic untapped talent pool ...

Blog

There is a fantastic untapped talent pool of job seekers looking for the opportunity to be employed

Caste: A challenge for equality, diversity, and inclusion

Blog

With caste-based discrimination becoming more apparent in organisations, employers should be concerned and aware. Read more ...

DCA Submission on the Workplace Gender Equality Act (WGEA) 2012

Submissions

DCA has made a submission in response to the review of the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012

Childlessness – the unspoken workplace inclusion issue

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Blog

As workplaces become more inclusive and family-friendly, there is still a very large group of people who remain unseen.

Vaccination objections: Not a diversity and inclusion issue

Opinion pieces

Some people have gone so far as to suggest that workplace policies that ask people to be vaccinated before they return to the office are a form of discrimination against the unvaccinated. And it’s this claim that I think we need to address, and to explain why this is not the case.

Herbert Smith Freehills taking action to improve ethnic diversity across the firm

Herbert Smith Freehills
Case Study

In the wake of the tragic killing of George Floyd in May 2020, Herbert Smith Freehills’ CEO and the broader leadership team began a deeper conversation with their people about improving ethnic diversity across the firm.

If you ask 'Are You OK?' Be prepared for the answer

Blog

If employers ask Are You Ok, they must be equipped to deal with the answer.

Want to end sexual harassment? Then be proactive – not reactive

Opinion pieces

Based on our work with DCA members over many years, we believe that a positive duty will focus employers on actions that will lead to more respectful and inclusive workplace cultures and this will significantly benefit their business.

Wear it Purple Day 2021: Start the conversation, keep it going!

Blog

Glen Hare talks about what Wear it Purple 2021 means to him

Workplaces – a key chapter in improving the stories of Australian Muslims

Opinion pieces

Workplace-driven solutions are key to improving the stories of Australian Muslims.

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