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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.


Strong 'Yes’ vote in support of marriage equality

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DCA is thrilled that Australians have returned a strong ‘Yes’ vote in support of marriage equality. We now call on the Australian Government to do its job and legislate to make marriage equality a reality for all Australians, as they promised, before the end of this year.

DCA says YES to marriage equality

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This week, people across Australia will start receiving their ballots to vote on marriage equality. Here are four ways you and your organisation can show support for LGBTIQ+ friends, family and colleagues and help secure a YES victory.

How to be inclusive during the same-sex marriage debate

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Following the Government's announcement that marriage equality is going to be put to the electorate via a postal plebiscite, DCA has collated tips and resources on supporting employees, colleagues, friends and family who will be affected by the Marriage Equality campaign.


How the ‘yes’ vote will impact workers and HR


DCA's Cathy Brown joined forces with RMIT's Raymond Trau for this insightful look at what impact the conclusive YES outcome from the Marriage Law Postal Survey will have on workplace inclusion.

Will Australia recover from the marriage equality plebiscite?

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Chris Lamb, Group Head of Talent & Organisational Development at Lendlease Australia and DCA director fears the wounds caused by the plebiscite on same sex marriage will take a long time to heal.

If you don't believe in marriage equality, it's time to change your stripes

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Opinion pieces

As a citizen, a parent, an ally, and someone who leads an organisation committed to inclusion, here's why I am voting YES to marriage equality.

Building an inclusive workplace for LGBTIQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex) employees in your workplace is a litmus test for leading D&I practice in Australia.

In this section, you will find the following resources to help you manage this important aspect of diversity:

Webcasts from past events

Sponsored by Gilbert + Tobin Lawyers
11 Sep 2017

At DCA’s next Diversity in the Legal Profession Network, we will look at what it’s like to be LGBTIQ+ when working in the law.

Hosted by Bloomberg L.P.
04 Apr 2017

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.