Find our research and publications to learn more about gender equality works and why it’s important.

The 2022 Commonwealth Public Sector Gender Equality Snapshot is the first look at WGEA reporting of gender equality in the public sector.

Find out how Australia progressed in relation to the gender equality indicators during 2020-2022.

See the key findings from the latest reporting period in gender segregation, pay gaps, women in leadership and more.

We could reduce Australia’s gender pay gap by a third with improved gender balance across all industries.

Progress on closing the gender gap in Australia has stalled.

Wages and Ages: Mapping the Gender Pay Gap by Age breaks down WGEA's Employer Census data by age to find trends that impact workplace gender equality. 

Gari Yala provides a deeper understanding of the intersection of gender and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identity in the Australian workplace.

Australia's gender equality scorecard is a report released each year by the Agency. The report showcases a sample of the key findings from that year's reporting period and includes information on gender segregation, gender pay gaps, women in leadership and much more.

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BCEC | WGEA Gender Equity Insights 2022 has broken down the gender pay gap by location, using data collected by WGEA for the first time. 

Although Australian women enrol in and complete higher education and enter the labour market at a higher proportion than men, they are still substantially less likely to work full-time across all age groups and less likely to reach the highest earning levels. 

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 to track these patterns. 


This section contains all submissions made by the Agency into commission inquiries and reviews. Ranging from submissions on women's retirement and economic security, to the gender pay gap, parental leave and more.  

The COVID pandemic disrupted the way we work and has illustrated that traditional ways of working, which placed great value on presenteeism, are now firmly in the past

In 2020 the Gari Yala project documented the workplace experiences and recommendations of over 1,000 Aboriginal and Torres-Strait Islander workers. This follow-up report took these results and analysed them through a gendered lens, to better understand the experience of Indigenous women and men at work.

Gender equitable procurement and supply chain strategies involve organisational procurement of goods and services, which are designed to improve gender equality objectives in either the procuring organisation or the supplying organisation.