Mental Health

In any one year, around one million Australian adults have depression, and more than 2 million have anxiety. Untreated mental health conditions cost Australian employers $10.9 billion every year through absenteeism, reduced productivity and compensation claims. 

DCA Research

Inclusion@Work Index 2019-2020

DCA 2019-2020 Inclusion@Work Index - Mapping the state of inclusion in the ustralian workforce

How inclusive are Australian workplaces for a diversity of employees, and how has this changed over time? What impact does inclusion have on performance and wellbeing? The 2019-2020 Inclusion@Work Index surveyed a nationally representative sample of 3,000 Australian workers to find out.

Change At Work

Change at Work cover pic

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?

News

DCA launches a new online destination for workplace diversity and inclusion

Media releases

Diversity Council Australia is excited to be launching Australia’s first online platform collaborating with a variety of service providers in the diversity and inclusion (D&I) space.

Backlash: is it good for diversity and inclusion (D&I)?

Media releases

The 2019 Diversity Council Australia and MLC Life Insurance Debate will ask: Is backlash good for diversity and inclusion?

New report shows how to make D&I change initiatives that stick

Media releases

DCA with Deloitte and Google have released a new report which sets out an innovative framework to make diversity and inclusion change that works.

Perspectives

At a loss

The Art of Inclusion: At a loss- dealing with and illness death  - Many candles flickering
Podcasts

In episode 3 of the second series of our podcasts we have an important and open conversation about illness and bereavement at work.

Mental Health in the Workplace - Productivity Commission Inquiry

Submissions

DCA has made a submission to the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into the effect of mental health on people’s ability to participate in and prosper in the community and workplace, and the effects it has more generally on our economy and productivity.

Talking heads: two CEOs on leading and managing mental health

Pile of small yellow toy heads
Podcasts

Two CEOs get real about being human and not just high performing machines.

Coming events

11 May 2020

This Diversity Leadership Webex looks at ways you can stay mentally fit in challenging times to ensure you continue to function properly at an emotional, social and psychological level.

Date and time are subject to change and will be confirmed closer to the event.  

Webcasts from past events

Hosted by Gilbert + Tobin
05 Mar 2020

This Diversity Leadership Program event explored the future of accessibility at work.

Sponsored by Suncorp
05 Dec 2019

What are the experiences of Australian workers when it comes to inclusion? DCA launched the second Inclusion at Work Index which maps and tracks inclusion in Australian workplaces.