Little lessons in leadership

Blog

DCA's CEO, Nareen Young, shares the lessons she has learned for women's leadership over six and a half years at the helm of DCA, in her final farewell Blog.

New bullying legislation – when defence is not the best form of attack

Blog

With the introduction of new workplace bullying legislation, many traditionalists are telling employers to commit even more time and money to building defensive risk mitigation strategies to try and avoid liability, but is this really the most effective response, asks DCA's Partnerships and Sponsors

Productivity Commission Inquiry into Childcare and Early Childhood Learning

Submissions

DCA is pleased to support the work of the Productivity Commission in undertaking an Inquiry into Childcare and Early Childhood Learning which is of significance to Australian families and employers, and has prepared a submission on behalf of its members.

Christmas around the world

Blog

Australia is becoming increasingly culturally diverse. So, what is the place for this distinctive celebration in a contemporary multicultural nation? Guest blogger Michael Dove, Principal at OriginsInfo, explores how different cultures celebrate the festive season around the world.

Supporting Working Parents: Pregnancy and Return to Work National Review

Submissions

DCA's submission to the Pregnancy and Return to Work National Review reflects the views of our members, many of whom provide leading practice initiatives.

Review of the Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations 2013 for the ASX Corporate Governance Council

Submissions

DCA is delighted to support and inform the ASX Corporate Governance Council on its consultation paper proposing a third edition of its Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations and has prepared a submission on behalf of our members.

Culture Shock! Why capitalising on culture is long overdue

Blog

There’s no lack of cultural diversity in Australia but big business has been slow to take full advantage of the talents and capabilities that our culturally diverse workforce offers. Nareen Young, DCA's CEO explains why businesses need to kick start their diverse talent agenda.

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

Blog

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

Blog

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

Blog

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

Blog

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.

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