On 26 November 2020, the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA/the Agency) presented the latest insights and trends from our world-leading dataset on the status of gender equality in Australian workplaces. 2020 marked an historic change in the landscape of the Australian workplace as a result of the global COVID19 pandemic. This dataset, the seventh reported under the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012, will act as a benchmark for future years on the effects of the pandemic on gender equality in Australia.
The Agency was delighted to make this event accessible to all, hosting a free digital event via the WGEA website, you access the recording above.
Speakers and panellists:
- Libby Lyons, Director, Workplace Gender Equality Agency
- Kerry van Donderen, ANZ Chief Operating Officer, AECOM
- Rob Sturrock, Gender Equality Advocate, Commentator & Author
- Con Balaskas, Vice President and Managing Director - ANZ, Motorola Solutions
- Antoinette Lattouf - Senior Journalist, Channel 10 and Director, Media Diversity Australia (MC)
AECOM is the world’s premier infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. Our projects span transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of approximately $13.6 billion in fiscal year 2019. The Australia New Zealand region employs a team of around 3,500 engineers, scientists, planners, urban designers and project managers across 25 offices.
We’re here to serve customers well and help our communities prosper. We have over 34,000 colleagues, serving approximately nine million customers who rely on us to deliver secure, easy and reliable banking services across Australia, New Zealand and further abroad. We are committed to the Banking Code of Practice which sets a new standard for the banking industry to be inclusive and accessible, and take extra care with customers experiencing vulnerability. Creating an inclusive workforce is fundamental to maximising diversity and succeeding in the global environment. We know people are more than a single identity and the qualities that make each one of us unique need to be valued and embraced.