Happy Mardi Gras 2018

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On the 40th anniversary of the Sydney Mardi Gras, more and more organisations are participating to make it the biggest parade yet. But how safe is it for Australians to be out at work? DCA's Policy & Research Manager Cathy Brown asks this question and more in a new blog.

"A nation building opportunity"- thoughts and actions on the Uluru Statement

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Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander leaders share their thoughts on the Uluru Statement, Constitutional reform, and ally actions.

Why should business care about social justice?

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Why should business care about social justice?

Have you done your homework ahead of the Gender Equality Network?

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Ahead of the Gender Equality Network on February 28, which topics should you come schooled on?

Susan Carland on faith, feminism and intersectionality

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Dr Susan Carland sits down to answer DCA’s questions about the intersection of her feminism and her Muslim faith.

"Australia's media diversity issue has a lot to do with senior management"

Q&A

SBS's Ricardo Goncalves reflects on diversity in Australian media ... or the lack of.

Hopes for Jacinda Ardern’s power pregnancy

Opinion pieces

Jacinda Ardern's power pregnancy is going to help many women crack the baby/boss dilemma.

Freedom of religion consultation

Submissions

DCA wants to hear from its members about how they manage issues where religion and other diversity dimensions collide, and what policies they have in place to allow employees to observe religious practice.

Meet the Board: Abbie Wright

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In this new series of ‘meet the board’, we introduce you to DCA’s custodians, beginning with Abbie Wright.

Let’s talk about … mental health

Q&A

Mental health. One CEO lays bare his experiences, and shares his advice to others.

Australia should consider Iceland's strategy to overcome the gender pay gap

Opinion pieces

Taking Iceland’s lead and introducing penalties for failing to recognise one of the most stubborn problems in our workforce could speed up progress.

Key issues that will define 2018

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This agenda for change agents outlines the key issues that will define 2018

Why people hate on diversity and inclusion (and how to get them not to)

Opinion pieces

Why wouldn’t someone subscribe to the great Australian maxim of a fair go for all?

Marriage equality

Position statements

DCA supports marriage equality because we believe it will truly cement workplace fairness and inclusion for the LGBTIQ+ community.

'We’ve seen no shift in employment of people with disability for 20 years' - Australian Network on Disability

DCA's Q&A Series In the First Person Suzanne Colbert CEO Australian Network on Disability
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Businesses without previous experience of disability worry that there will be additional cost and risk associated with employing people with disability. The evidence shows different, says Suzanne Colbert, CEO of Australian Network on Disability.

A day in the life: living – and working – with domestic violence

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Ahead of November 25, which marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, business consultant Lisa McAdams pens a powerful first-person account of what it’s like to live – and work – in the shadow of violence.

How the ‘yes’ vote will impact workers and HR

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DCA's Cathy Brown joined forces with RMIT's Raymond Trau for this insightful look at what impact the conclusive YES outcome from the Marriage Law Postal Survey will have on workplace inclusion.

Will Australia recover from the marriage equality plebiscite?

Chris Lamb photo
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Chris Lamb, Group Head of Talent & Organisational Development at Lendlease Australia and DCA director fears the wounds caused by the plebiscite on same sex marriage will take a long time to heal.

If you don't believe in marriage equality, it's time to change your stripes

Photo of Lisa Annese, DCA's CEO
Opinion pieces

As a citizen, a parent, an ally, and someone who leads an organisation committed to inclusion, here's why I am voting YES to marriage equality.

How universities can change the course

BLOG: Kate Jenkins Sex Discrimination Commissioner Australian Human Rights Commission
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On 1 August 2017, the Australian Human Rights Commission released a landmark report on university students’ experiences of sexual assault and sexual harassment. Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins share some of the insights and recommendations in this guest blog for DCA.

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