Publications

Gender equality is the result of a number of complex issues. The Agency produces publications that draw on both the data and academic research to investigate both the causes and impacts of gender inequality. The evidence-based publications listed below offer deeper insights into topics such as negotiation in the workplace, parental leave, women's economic security in retirement, unpaid care work, mentoring and sponsorship and targets and quotas.

The seventh edition of the BCEC | WGEA Gender Equity Insights series by the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC) and the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) has found Australia’s gender pay gap could narrow by a third if a more balanced gender concentration was achieved across all industries and occupations.

KPMG, the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) and Diversity Council Australia (DCA) have released the fourth report in the important series on the economics of the gender pay gap.

She’s Price(d)less is the only analysis of its kind in Australia that analyses the contributing drivers of the gender pay gap to explain why the gender pay gap exists, and where it needs to be addressed the most.

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.  

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.

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.