Disability & Accessibility

Employing people with disability is not just about “doing the right thing”; it makes good business sense, economically as well as in terms of corporate reputation. 

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.

Case Studies

GradAccess

Australian Public Service Commission

GradAccess is a centralised recruitment stream for people with disability into Australian Public Service (APS) graduate programs.

NAB’s Accessibility Action Plan (2017-2018)

People Matter

The 2017 – 2018 AAP lays out NAB’s commitments to its customers, people and community, and was created in consultation with community groups such as the Australian Network on Disability.

News

Lest we forget

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News articles

In 2018, Army veterans continue to serve their country and they continue to live with the experiences of their sacrifice. Many face challenges returning to civilian life, employment and full physical and mental health.

Ask DCA: What do bathrooms have to do with inclusion?

Photograph of signage for gender neutral and accessible bathrooms
News articles

Answers to your questions on toilets and bathrooms in the workplace.

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.

Perspectives

Willing and able: a new narrative for disability

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Podcasts

Annabelle Williams OAM, Legal Counsel of the Australian Olympic Committee, and herself a former Paralympic swimmer, shows us there can be a new narrative for disability.

Flexible work - for when life throws curve balls

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Blog

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

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.

Webcasts from past events

Sponsored by Gilbert + Tobin Lawyers
25 Jun 2018

At DCA’s Diversity Leadership Program event, sponsored and hosted by Gilbert + Tobin, we investigated how accessible and inclusive our workplaces are for people with disabilities.

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 a focus on Australian Network on Disability Access and Inclusion Index.