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.
It happens to one in four pregnancies and is more likely to have an effect on a woman’s life than breast cancer and ovarian cancer. But miscarriage is rarely, if ever, discussed openly.
One in four pregnancies ends in miscarriage, yet talking about the experience remains taboo in many Australian workplaces. It’s time for that to change.
Many Not for Profits with older websites will have to work hard to ensure that they are fully accessible to people with disability.
My kids are big fans of Macklemore, and his album The Heist is on high rotation on our family road trips. We’re all up for putting our hands in the air and car dancing.
Recent grumblings from certain sections of the media about the appointment of David Morrison as Australian of the Year are not just about cutting down a tall poppy, but are also somewhat hypocritical.
Recently I had the privilege of speaking at a conference in Sydney alongside a good friend and advocate, Maria Dimopoulos. Of the many insightful things she said, these stood out to me particularly.
The 2015 year has been a huge one for diversity and for DCA.
Submission to Willing to Work: National Inquiry into Employment Discrimination Against Older Australians and Australians with Disability
DCA is pleased to make a submission in response to the Australian Human Rights Commission's national inquiry into employment discrimination against older Australians and Australians with Disability.