Disability & Accessibility

The magnitude of the problem of family and domestic violence in Australia has only become part of our collective consciousness in recent years. With this realisation has come acknowledgement that society at large must work together to address this crisis.  Employers can play a significant role in supporting and protecting victims of abuse.

DCA Research

WordsAtWork - Building inclusion through the power of language

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DCA has developed a new Words At Work campaign for workplaces to show how inclusive language can improve workplace culture and drive productivity.

Coming events

Sponsored by Gilbert + Tobin Lawyers
25 May 2017

DCA’s Diversity Leadership Program always seek to provide the latest in leading practice in workplace diversity. Our May event looks at how to improve accessibility and inclusion with Australian Network on Disability Chief Executive Suzanne Colbert as the keynote speaker.

Webcasts from past events

Hosted by Australian Human Rights Commission
25 Jul 2016

The Hon Susan Ryan AO, in her last week as Age and Disability Discrimination Commissioner, will discuss the findings of the recent Australian Human Rights Commission Inquiry into employment discrimination against older Australians and Australians with disabilities.

24 Mar 2016

Diversity Council Australia is delighted to invite members within the legal profession to attend the next meeting of DCA’s Diversity in the Legal Profession Network at Gilbert + Tobin. Exclusively for DCA members, this meeting will focus on progressing accessibility for people in law with a disability. This network offers legal professionals the opportunity to discuss the challenges specific to their field in a closed and trusted environment.

News

Anything but PC - D&I is a vital business tool in 2017 and beyond

Media releases

Many leading practice Australian businesses continue to reap the rewards of diversity and inclusion (D&I) while others in the community want to ignore the benefits, according to Diversity Council Australia.

Election 2016: Where do the major parties stand on D&I?

Media releases

Diversity Council Australia has today released responses to its pre-election survey about policies the major parties would be taking to the election that support diversity and inclusion in Australian workplaces.

Research Matters, June 2016

Research Matters

To help you get across the latest thinking and development on diversity and inclusion, we have handpicked a range of Australian and international research.

Perspectives

Disability Discrimination Commissioner National Consultations

Submissions

Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Alastair McEwin, is conducting national consultations to guide development of his priorities. DCA is seeking case studies of programs and initiatives which can be built upon to achieve greater systemic change.

More than ever, Australians must work together to create an inclusive society

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Opinion pieces

From advertising to workplaces, in 2017, let’s endeavour to recognise the enormous opportunity that diversity offers all of us.

Bridging the Digital Divide: Technology and Accessibility for People with Disability

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Opinion pieces

Many Not for Profits with older websites will have to work hard to ensure that they are fully accessible to people with disability.