WGEA inquiry submissions

This section contains all submissions made by the Agency into commission inquiries and reviews. 

Submission to the Maternity Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act Review (PDF, 245.85 KB)

February 2022

The Maternity Leave Act Review is focused on health and flexibility, and will explore streamlining administration requirements, paid maternity leave entitlements, the health and career needs of birth mothers, and superannuation entitlements whilst on parental leave. The WGEA have provided a submission outlining the current leading practice parental leave measures in the private sector.

Treasury Retirement Income Review (PDF, 436.79 KB)

February 2020

The retirement income review has identified four principles to assess the performance of Australia's retirement income system. The Workplace Gender Equality Agency have provided a submission under the principle of equity.