Attracting and retaining Indigenous Australians makes good business sense - they represent a young, enthusiastic and growing talent pool as well as market for your organisation’s products or services. In this section, you will find the following resources to help you manage this important aspect of diversity:
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 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.
DCA has developed a new Words At Work campaign for workplaces to show how inclusive language can improve workplace culture and drive productivity.
Diversity Council Australia partnered with Reconciliation Australia and Lend Lease on new research called, Closing the Work Gap in Corporate Australia. The research involved conducting interviews with Indigenous thought leaders, and engagement and employment practitioners.
Sponsored by National Australia Bank, this landmark research project revealed the motivations and aspirations of Aboriginal Australians to provide valuable information to help build sustainable employment strategies for the future.
A national Indigenous recruitment service is successfully placing Aboriginal women into a typically male-dominated workforce through an intensive traineeship.
The Indigenous Careers Webpages also provides a range of information and advice about applying for jobs, and offers information about career development and support available for Indigenous Australians.
NAB has led the development of the EIELP, a program that has shown Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander employees that their Indigenous culture has many things to offer the boardroom.
In support of their commitment to increasing Indigenous employment, Woolworths has built a comprehensive workforce plan.
Woolworths is committed to driving employment growth of Indigenous people in Australia through their Resourcing the Future Program.
The 2019 Diversity Council Australia and MLC Life Insurance Debate will ask: Is backlash good for diversity and inclusion?
UTS Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research and DCA are proud to announce their latest partnership, ‘Gari Yala,’ a biennial national survey about the firsthand employment experiences of Indigenous Australians.
DCA with Deloitte and Google have released a new report which sets out an innovative framework to make diversity and inclusion change that works.
In the first episode for Season 2 of The Art of Inclusion, we consider the cultural protocols for death in Indigenous communities – and how workplaces can better understand and support this practice.
NAIDOC 2019's theme is Voice, Treaty Truth. We find out what that means to community leader Thomas Mayor.
Linda Burney – the first Aboriginal woman to serve in the House of Representatives, and the first Aboriginal person to serve in the NSW Parliament goes on the record.
What are the experiences of Australian workers when it comes to inclusion? Find out when we launch the second Inclusion at Work Index which maps and tracks inclusion in Australian workplaces.
Webcasts from past events
Is backlash good for diversity and inclusion? This is the question moderator Tony Jones posed at this year's DCA & MLC LIfe Insurance Annual Diversity Debate.
At this Building Workplace Capability for Indigenous Australia Network event, we discussed how workplaces can champion aspiring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women leaders.