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

Inclusion@Work Index

Inclusion@Work Index 2017-2018 The State of Inclusion in the Australian Workforce

The DCA-Suncorp Inclusion@Work Index 2017-2018 is a landmark study, providing the first-ever national benchmarks for Australian workplaces in regards to the age, cultural background, disability status, gender, Indigenous background, religion, sexual orientation and gender identity of workers.

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

Is it time for Australia to embrace a Bill of Rights to enshrine equality for all?

Media releases

The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG delivers Diversity Council Australia’s third Anna McPhee Memorial Oration on Diversity and Inclusion, sponsored by Telstra.

Australians with disability among the most discriminated at work

Media releases

As the world prepares to mark the International Day of People with Disability, some sobering statistics highlight the state of affairs for many organisations in Australia.

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.

Perspectives

Looking at the workplace through a neurodiverse lens

Blog

Neurodiverse people bring different perspectives to work. Here is just one of them ...

A new narrative on the International Day of People with Disability

Blog

On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we explore a new narrative for disability.

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.

Coming events

22 Jul 2019

How effective are D&I initiatives in achieving change? Find out at the launch of Change At Work.

Webcasts from past events

Hosted by Twitter Australia
06 Jun 2019

At this Diversity Leadership Program event hosted by Twitter in Sydney, we discussed how inclusion should be a key factor in the development and use of technologies.

Sponsored by Gilbert + Tobin
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.