DCA has developed a new Words At Work campaign for workplaces to show how inclusive language can improve workplace culture and drive productivity.
The ageing of Australia’s population will see the number of people aged 65 to 84 years more than double and the number of people 85 years and over more than quadruple. The rapidly growing group of mature age Australians will represent a key group of potential workers with which to respond to the projected labour market shortage.
In this section, you will find the following resources to help you attract and retain workers of all ages.
DCA research has found that older women (defined as 45 years plus) represent a sizeable and growing segment of the labour force but Australian organisations are failing to fully harness their skills and talents.
This research project reveals baby boomers are challenging traditional notions of retirement.
Webcasts from past events
At the next DCA Diversity Leadership Program event, we will have a conversation about what it would take to create more inclusive workplaces so that more out LGBTIQ+ people can fill leadership positions in corporate Australia.
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.
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.
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.
To help you get across the latest thinking and development on diversity and inclusion, we have handpicked a range of Australian and international research.
From advertising to workplaces, in 2017, let’s endeavour to recognise the enormous opportunity that diversity offers all of us.
Submission to Willing to Work: National Inquiry into Employment Discrimination Against Older Australians and Australians with Disability
DCA is pleased to make a submission in response to the Australian Human Rights Commission's national inquiry into employment discrimination against older Australians and Australians with Disability.
Willing to Work: The National Inquiry into Employment Discrimination against Older Australians and Australians with Disability
As Age and Disability Discrimination Commissioner, I am committed to ensuring that older people and people with disability, including those from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, are included in every way in our society and enjoy equality of opportunity with all Australians.