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

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

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.

When leaders talk about their own mental health

The Art of Inclusion - Talking Heads
News articles

The latest episode of DCA's The Art of Inclusion podcast, ‘Talking Heads’, looks at the role leaders play in creating mentally healthy workplaces and the importance of admitting vulnerability.

Stop seeing mental health in the workplace through a lens of deficit and risk - DCA Oration with The Hon Julia Gillard

The Hon Julia Gillard at lecturn giving Anna McPhee Memorial Oration
News articles

The Hon Julia Gillard AC, delivering the DCA Anna McPhee Memorial Oration tells Australian businesses to see diversity and inclusion (D&I) through a different lens, with mental health as a key focus.

Perspectives

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

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Podcasts

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

More than ever, Australians must work together to create an inclusive society

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Opinion pieces

From advertising to workplaces, in 2017, let’s endeavour to recognise the enormous opportunity that diversity offers all of us.

Webcasts from past events

Hosted by Twitter Australia
06 Jun 2019

At this Diversity Leadership Program event hosted by Twitter in Sydney, we discussed how inclusion should be a key factor in the development and use of technologies.

Sponsored by National Australia Bank
20 Nov 2018

Moderated by Tony Jones, one of ABC's most respected journalists, the 2018 Annual Diversity Debate was a fabulous occasion as two teams argued the pros and cons of bringing your whole self to work.