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?
The magnitude of the problem of family and domestic violence in Australia has only become apparent in recent years. With this realisation there has been an 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.
Intersectionality Matters: Guide to engaging immigrant and refugee communities to prevent violence against women
The Intersectionality Matters Guide aims to help people and organisations develop violence prevention approaches, strategies and activities in a way that meaningfully engages immigrant and refugee communities.
In 2015, Commonwealth Bank CEO Ian Narev led the organisation to develop a comprehensive strategy on domestic and family violence.
DCA with Deloitte and Google have released a new report which sets out an innovative framework to make diversity and inclusion change that works.
November 25, 2017 marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women which seeks to raise awareness of the various forms of violence women experience, including family and domestic violence. Please join us in marking this day and playing your part in responding to the problem.
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.
Ahead of November 25, which marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, business consultant Lisa McAdams pens a powerful first-person account of what it’s like to live – and work – in the shadow of violence.
Workplaces can make a difference on many levels if they face up to their responsibilities in the quest to reduce family and domestic violence.
When will we stop focusing on what women can do, when victims should flee, and why they stay with their abusive partner? Instead, when will we start looking at the behaviour of the perpetrators of violence, the role of men and how to break the stronghold of silence from our society?
DCA is pleased to invite our Canberra-based members to join DCA Chair David Morrison AO and CEO Lisa Annese for special briefings on our latest D&I research, Myth Busting Sexual Harassment at Work and Change at Work.
Webcasts from past events
At this Gender Equality Network, we looked at how workplaces can respond to and help prevent domestic violence.
DCA’s Diversity Leadership Program is exclusively for DCA members and provides an opportunity to hear the latest on leading practice in workplace diversity – from organisations and from academic and other experts in the field. This forum will explore the impact of family and domestic violence in the workplace, and what employers can do to support and assist their staff.