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.
 

Key changes to gender equality reporting in 2022

New WGEA Data: Mapping the Gender Pay Gap by Age

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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 key changes to compliance reporting in 2022

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

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Age and the gender pay gap

The Wages and Ages: Mapping the Gender Pay Gap by Age data series is the first time WGEA data has been broken down by age groups.  

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To help you prepare for gender equality reporting starting 1 April 2022, we have summarised the key changes to the reporting process for you.

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120 Australian employers are now carrying the WGEA yellow tick to certify they are driving progress to make their workplaces equal, including 12 new companies awarded the prestigious WGEA certification this year.

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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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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78.6%
of employers support flexible work