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’.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
DCA is pleased to make a submission on behalf of its members in response to the Workplace Gender Equality Act Consultation on Reporting Matters.
Diversity Council Australia is pleased to make a submission in response to the exposure legislation of the Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012.
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.
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.
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.
DCA consulted its members on the Australian Government's proposal to consolidate Commonwealth anti-discrimination law and developed a submission on their behalf.
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.
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
DCA's made a submission to this inquiry developed after close consultation with members.
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.
DCA consulted its members and advocated a national, government-funded, 14 week paid maternity leave scheme for all working women in its submission.