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

Private sector reporting is now open. Read our comprehensive guide to gender equality reporting to prepare your business today. 


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Find out what the Workplace Gender Equality Amendment (Closing the Gender Pay Gap) Bill 2023 reforms are, what they mean for employers and how this legislation will accelerate change. 

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The Australian-first reforms included in the Closing the Gender Pay Gap Bill will empower Australian workers with access to employer gender pay gaps. 

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Employers committed to taking action on workplace gender equality have significantly lower gender pay gaps.

Need help with reporting?

Everything you need to know about gender equality reporting including offline forms, step-by-step instructions and frequently asked questions. 

Need to report your gender equality data? Head to our Reporting Portal to log in, or register your organisation. 

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

Latest Statistics

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


The latest WGEA data on workforce participation, women in leadership, the gender pay gap and employer action on workplace gender equality. 

Gender Equity Insights breaks WGEA's data down by location and finds out what would happen if all industries had a 40:40:20 gender balance. 

What causes the gender pay gap? The findings of this report provide crucial knowledge that can help government and business take action.

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. 

WGEA 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

Looking for meaningful work? At WGEA you will be part of a team of high achievers who are friendly, fun and passionate about promoting and improving gender equality.