Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Alastair McEwin, is conducting national consultations to guide development of his priorities. DCA is seeking case studies of programs and initiatives which can be built upon to achieve greater systemic change.
From advertising to workplaces, in 2017, let’s endeavour to recognise the enormous opportunity that diversity offers all of us.
Last weekend, I joined thousands of other women in Sydney to march in the Women’s March, Sydney. I did this not only to show solidarity with other citizens of the world but because I believe, when it comes to issues around gender equality, we still have a long way to go in Australia.
DCA made a submission to Senate Select Committee reviewing exemptions proposed in a Bill which would legalise marriage equality in Australia.
While jobs across the economy are becoming redundant as automated systems and artificial intelligence take over, Cathy Brown, DCA's Policy & Research Manager notes that robots are not sexist, racist or homophobic, it’s the people who program them.
Workplaces can make a difference on many levels if they face up to their responsibilities in the quest to reduce family and domestic violence.
DCA's submission to the Freedom of Speech in Australia Inquiry arguing against changes to the Racial Discrimination Act is based on feedback from our member organisations.
DCA doesn't believe there is a need to change the Racial Discrimination Act.
No successful sporting coach has ever suggested that only one or two members of a team need to be flexible.
The third year of data collected and released by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency shows that across Australian workplaces, women continue to be under-valued and under-represented at senior levels. While there is progress, the pace of change is much too slow.
By embracing religious and cultural diversity, an organisation can reap productivity rewards – and it’s the right thing to do.
The Diversity Council’s report shows women are paid less just because they are women. So why are we still debating the existence of the pay gap?
Have you ever really considered the implications of ticking 'yes' to the question, “Are you Aboriginal or Torres Strait islander?” on an employment form? For some Indigenous Australians, the decision to share their heritage to employers and colleagues has been, and continues to be, a difficult one.
A lot can be done to build workplaces that make the most of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander talent.
Globalisation, technology and the 24/7 marketplace are changing the way we work and the only solution is more flexible work opportunities.
DCA made a submission to the Productivity Commission Superannuation Competitiveness and Efficiency draft report.
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.
If there is any evidence of the importance of a dad who both works and cares simultaneously, it is right here in my heart.
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.