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?
Building an inclusive workplace for LGBTIQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender/gender diverse, intersex and queer) 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:
In conjunction with RMIT University, DCA presents the evidence about what it means for LGBTIQ+ employees to be out at work and guidelines as to what organisations can do to make everyone feel included.
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.
DCA with Deloitte and Google have released a new report which sets out an innovative framework to make diversity and inclusion change that works.
The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG delivers Diversity Council Australia’s third Anna McPhee Memorial Oration on Diversity and Inclusion, sponsored by Telstra.
Aram Hosie is a transgender rights advocate and executive who identifies as a binary presenting trans man. His story provides valuable insights into the issues and myths around transitioning.
The ongoing Israel Folau debate shows how powerful language is, especially at work.
Some lessons for workplace inclusion from the marriage equality debate.
Mark Latchford from Pride in Diversity explains why we need to ensuring LGBTI inclusion initiatives reach regional and remote workforces,
Webcasts from past events
How effective are D&I initiatives in achieving change? We found out at the launch of Change At Work.
In partnership with RMIT, the Star Observer, Deloitte and QBE, DCA has conducted a study that seeks to better understand why LGBTIQ+ workers share or conceal their sexual orientation, gender identity or intersex variation at work, and how employers can create safe and inclusive workplace environments where LGBTIQ+ people can be themselves at work.