The deadline for compliance reporting has been extended to 11 August 2021.

We encourage all reporting organisations that have not started their compliance reports to log on to our portal and start completing their Workplace Profile and the Workforce Management Statistics files.

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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.
 

Gender Equity Insights 2021: Making it a Priority

Reporting overview

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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The Agency is running live Workplace Profile Q&A sessions on 11 and 18 May to assist reporting organisations in completing and submitting the Workplace Profile. Click here to register.

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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.

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.

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