Think carer, think male

Blog

When you think of ‘carers’, who comes to mind? Often we automatically think of women, usually mature age women. We are, however, much less likely to ‘think carer, think male’.

Asylum seekers – an untapped talent pool

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More than 14,000 people sought asylum in Australia in 2011-2012. Nareen Young talks about the benefits of employing asylum seekers, refugees and other migrants for organisations who value workplace diversity and overseas experience.

Active fathering: The key to being a great dad through flexible work

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In the lead up to Father's Day, internationally renowned researcher and industry consultant, Dr Graeme Russell, explores how men can be active fathers by changing their approach to work through flexible working.

Business needs to get serious about diversity

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EEO and anti-discrimination legislative obligations have been in place for many years in Australia. Most organisations today have some kind of diversity capability in place and want to be seen as an ‘employer of choice’ to attract and retain the best talent.

Give diversity a sporting chance

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DCA's CEO, Nareen Young, was delighted to have been appointed to the board of Netball Australia. In DCA's first Blog, she explores diversity in sport, and how taking diversity and inclusion seriously - both in sport and business - will really level the playing field.

This R U OK? Day, don’t be afraid of the big black dog

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Today is R U OK?Day, a national day of action dedicated to reminding people to regularly check in with family and friends. In her latest Blog, Nareen Young discusses some of the myths about mental health in the workplace, and considers how we can all make a difference by simply reaching out.

Commonwealth Discussion Paper on improving the employment participation of people with disability in Australia

Submissions

DCA is pleased to make a submission to the Commonwealth Discussion Paper on improving the employment participation of people with disability in Australia, on behalf of members.

Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012 Consultation on Reporting Matters

Submissions

DCA is pleased to make a submission on behalf of its members in response to the Workplace Gender Equality Act Consultation on Reporting Matters.

Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012, Exposure Legislation

Submissions

Diversity Council Australia is pleased to make a submission in response to the exposure legislation of the Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012.

Inquiry Into Workplace Bullying

Submissions

Diversity Council Australia is delighted to make a submission on behalf of its members in response to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Education and Employment Inquiry into Workplace Bullying.

Grey Areas - Age Barriers to Work in Commonwealth Laws

Submissions

DCA is pleased to make a submission on behalf of members to the Australian Law Reform Commission Issues Paper: Grey Areas - Age Barriers to Work in Commonwealth Laws.

Australia in the Asian Century

Submissions

DCA was pleased to make a submission on behalf of members in response to the Government’s Issues Paper on Australia in the Asian Century.

Proposed consolidation of Commonwealth anti-discrimination laws

Submissions

DCA consulted its members on the Australian Government's proposal to consolidate Commonwealth anti-discrimination law and developed a submission on their behalf.

Review of the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Act 1999 and Agency

Submissions

DCA has consulted its member organisations and made a submission on their behalf to the review of the effectiveness of the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Act and Agency.

National Disability Strategy

Submissions

DCA made a submission to the federal government's National Disability Strategy, developed after close consultation with members.

Inquiry into pay equity and associated issues related to increasing female participation in the workforce

Submissions

DCA's made a submission to this inquiry developed after close consultation with members.

Review of the Sex Discrimination Act

Submissions

DCA developed a position paper on the Sex Discrimination Act based on our experience of assisting employers to progress the status of women and meet their legislative requirements under this and other related legislation, and on our members' views.

Inquiry on Paid Maternity, Paternity and Parental Leave

Submissions

DCA consulted its members and advocated a national, government-funded, 14 week paid maternity leave scheme for all working women in its submission.

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