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

Words at Work report image

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

Webcasts from past events

Hosted by Westpac Banking Corporation
Sponsored by Xplore for Success Pty Ltd
13 Oct 2016

Many of us carry unearned advantages over others that we may not even be aware of. These advantages can come from our abilities, age, cultural background, gender identity, physical appearance, sexual orientation or socio-economic status, to name a few.

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.


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

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.

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.


Disability Discrimination Commissioner National Consultations


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

Lisa Annese photo
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

Lisa Annese photo
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.