A special edition report of DCA’s Inclusion@Work Index 2021-2022 titled Mapping the State of Flex in the Australian Workforce highlights a positive link between flexible work and workplace inclusion and shows that the stigma around care, gender and flexible work continues.
In response to the global conversation around race that unfolded in 2020, and the resultant growing calls for organisations to do better when it comes to confronting racism, DCA is undertaking research to understand how Australian organisations can most effectively address racism at work.
This research from DCA and the University of Sydney Business School has developed a standardised approach for defining, measuring, and reporting on workforce cultural diversity in a respectful, accurate and inclusive way.
DCA's Guide to Conducting a Diversity Survey - How to ask your employees about their diversity.
This resource uses evidence to tackle some common myths about domestic and family violence, and provides tools and resources for Australian organisations to become leaders in prevention.
Gari Yala (Speak the Truth): Centreing the experiences of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Australians at work
New research from the Jumbunna Institute of Indigenous Education and Research and Diversity Council Australia is speaking truth to Australian employers about the experience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff.
New research from Diversity Council Australia (DCA), has found strong evidence that people from self-identified lower classes experience more exclusion, discrimination and harassment at work than people from higher classes.
Pride in Diversity and DCA joined forces on this project as their respective research on LGBTQ workplace inclusion had revealed that culturally diverse LGBTQ workers had unique workplace experiences that warranted deeper investigation.
It’s been over 100 years since the first IWD and we’ve come a long way in creating gender equality – but we still have a long way to go. In 2020, gender inequalities continue to limit the ability of both men and women to be respected and to contribute at work and at home.
How inclusive are Australian workplaces for a diversity of employees, and how has this changed over time? What impact does inclusion have on performance and wellbeing? The 2019-2020 Inclusion@Work Index surveyed a nationally representative sample of 3,000 Australian workers to find out.
She’s Price(d)less is the third in a series of reports that uses econometric modelling applied to data from the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey to unpack the factors that contribute to the gender pay gap.
This resource provides guidance to Australian workplaces about how to deal with a range of common faith-related queries, and also to provide workplaces with principles to help balance issues where conflicting rights might intersect.
For well over thirty years, initiatives designed to improve diversity and inclusion (D&I) have been a priority for organisations – but are the plethora of D&I initiatives actually creating the organisational change they aspire to?
DCA's Let’s Share the Care at Home and Work report, timed to coincide with Mother’s Day on 12 May 2019, is a call to action to end the gender pay gap by enabling women and men in Australian families to ‘share the care’ more equitably.
This practical guide is designed to assist Australian business map the cultural diversity of their workforce.
Using evidence to debunk myths and assumptions around sexual harassment in the workplace.
In conjunction with RMIT University, DCA presents the evidence about what it means for LGBTIQ+ employees to be out at work and guidelines as to what organisations can do to make everyone feel included.
The future of work demands flexibility in the way individuals, teams, and organisations work. This DCA guide draws on research to debunk some of the more common myths and inaccurate assumptions about workplace flexibility.
DCA's latest report explores why so few culturally diverse females reach top leadership positions in Australia and what organisations can do to better recognise the skill and ambition of culturally diverse female talent.
There is heightened interest in engaging men in the gender equality process. Drawing on the latest evidence and experience, this landmark report offers a set of recommendations for how organisations can engage men effectively to achieve gender equality at work.