Reporting

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency is an Australian Government statutory agency that:

  • promotes and improves workplace gender equality
  • administers the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012 (Act).

The Act’s main goals are to:

  • promote and improve workplace gender equality, including equal remuneration between women and men
  • promote consultation between employers and employees about workplace gender equality
  • recognise women’s disadvantage in the workforce and help employers remove barriers that stop them from fully and equally participating
  • encourage employers to end gender discrimination, including for family and caring responsibilities
  • boost Australian business productivity and competitiveness by advancing workplace gender equality.

Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012

This is a compilation of the Workplace Gender Equality (Matters in relation to Gender Equality Indicators) Instrument 2013 (No. 1) as in force on 1 April 2015. It includes any commenced amendment affecting the legislation to that date.