Why workplaces should care about LGBTIQ+ inclusion

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Opinion pieces

While workplace diversity and inclusion initiatives are well advanced in some areas, the progress of LGBTIQ+ inclusion hasn’t been quite as linear, says DCA CEO Lisa Annese, in an opinion piece with The Fifth Estate.

DCA utterly condemns Senator Fraser Anning’s comments

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DCA utterly condemns Senator Fraser Anning’s divisive and inaccurate comments about Muslim Australians, social cohesion and our immigration program.

The Art of Inclusion: Podcast Preview

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Listen to a snapshot of the upcoming podcast series.

Airport lounges as a metaphor for diversity and leadership ...


Lisa Annese reflects on how airport lounges reflect the lack of diversity in leadership in Australia.

Working in a #MeToo world: hopes for the national inquiry into workplace sexual harassment

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Opinion pieces

Lisa Annese, CEO of Diversity Council Australia, weighs in on the national inquiry into workplace harassment, and what this means for businesses operationing in a #MeToo world

Age as an asset. Are we doing right by older workers?


Justine Irving, a leading age researcher in Australia, asks: Are we doing right by older workers?

Refugee talent: something to think about the next time you hire


In Australia, 30 per cent of our refugee intake comes from highly-skilled professions and trades. Yet many of them fail to get their training and certification recognised ...

Flexible work - for when life throws curve balls

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DCA's Tracy Hocking pens a heartfelt personal reflection on the unexpected benefit of flexible work.

Video: why men are missing the opportunities of gender equality


DCA Board Member Tim Fawcett talks about the opportunity gender equality offers men.

Lest we forget: Q + A with Soldier On

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Veteran John Bale founded Solider On in 2012 to support services for returning service people and their families, including career assistance and employment opportunities.

Audio: An Indigenous perspective

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Tanya Denning-Orman, Station Manager of SBS’s National Indigenous Television, reflects on constitutional recognition, and the failings of Closing the Gap targets.

The final word on words at work


A response to the recent media response to our WordsAtWork material, which has been disheartening – and inaccurate.

Engaging men on International Women’s Day: lessons from Sweden


This International Women’s Day – as DCA calls on organisations to step up their inclusion programs and encourage men to help make gender equality a reality – we share 3 lessons from Sweden.

Video: Stephen Barrow busts 'controversial' diversity and inclusion myths


DCA board member Stephen Barrow busts 'controversial' diversity and inclusion myths.

Workplace Sexual Harassment Inquiry

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DCA's submission, on behalf of our members, to the AHRC’s National Inquiry into Sexual Harassment in Australian Workplaces focused on what leading organisations are doing to prevent and respond to workplace sexual harassment and the resources needed to make workplaces safer.

Happy Mardi Gras 2018


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


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

Why should business care about social justice?


Why should business care about social justice?

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


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

Susan Carland on faith, feminism and intersectionality


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