Welcome to WGEA

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

The Agency is charged with promoting and improving gender equality in Australian workplaces.

New national gender pay gap

2021 Employers of Choice for Gender Equality announced

New WGEA Portal

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Need help with reporting?

Learn about the Compliance Reporting program, who needs to report and the steps to reporting.

Learn about the requirements for organisations who are tendering for government contracts.

Browse through our Knowledge Hub for frequently asked questions and 'how-to' articles on reporting (and more). 

Newsroom

Gender pay gap calculator available now

WGEA announced today that that national gender pay gap has dropped to 13.4%, a decline of 0.6 percentage points over the last six months.

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This year, 17 organisations received the two-year citation, joining the existing group of 119 citation holders for the 2019-21 period. 

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We have also been updating your CAB reports to improve the utility and relevance of the benchmarking information you receive.

Learn more about us

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.

Latest Statistics

These are the current statistics in Australia today for workplace equality. Uncover more using the WGEA Data explorer ⬈.
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20.1%
is the current Gender Pay Gap
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18.3%
of CEO's in Australia are women
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75.9%
of employers support flexible work