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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 research out: Gari Yala (Speak the Truth)

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Key changes to compliance reporting

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

Learn about the key changes to compliance reporting in 2021

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

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A new report out today has for the first time examined the experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women inside Australian workplaces, revealing that Indigenous mums and carers are the most likely group to experience discrimination.

Gender pay gap calculator available now

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) has released the new national gender pay gap figure of 14.2%, a rise of 0.8 percentage points over the last six months.

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A new report shows that although progress has been made in recent years to reduce the gender pay gap in Australia, it will still take more than a quarter of a century to close it.

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