Promoting and improving gender equality in the workplace

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency is an Australian Government statutory agency created by the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012

 

Read the WGEA statement on the passing of the Respect at Work Bill

Download your copy of BCEC | WGEA Gender Equity Insights 2022

 

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Latest Statistics

These are the current statistics in Australia today for workplace equality. Uncover more using the WGEA Data explorer ⬈.
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22.8%
is the current Gender Pay Gap
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19.4%
of CEO's in Australia are women
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82%
of employers support flexible work

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Today is Equal Pay Day

NEW data shows more employers are moving to an ‘all roles flex’ model for employees, allowing their staff to determine how, where and when they work.

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Are you looking for a role with purpose? An employer that takes flexibility seriously? Take a look at the latest roles on offer and apply today. 

BCEC |WGEA Gender Equity Insights 2022 is out now

The latest BCEC | WGEA Gender Equity Insights report finds Australia's gender pay gap could reduce by 1/3 if Australia actioned 40:40:20 gender targets. 

 

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Workplace gender equality is achieved when people are able to access and enjoy the same rewards, resources and opportunities, regardless of gender. While Australia has made significant progress towards gender equality, the gaps in the Australian workforce are still prevalent.

WGEA is an Australian Government statutory agency created by the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012. WGEA is a reputable and data-driven agent for change, collecting world-leading data on workplace gender equality covering over 4 million employees. 

WGEA is charged with promoting and improving gender equality in Australian workplaces. Working collaboratively with key stakeholders, WGEA is committed to promoting and contributing to understanding, acceptance and public debate of gender equality issues in the workplace.