ACS Canberra is hosting an event to promote diversity, culture & leadership, as part of an International Women's Day celebration at the National Portrait Gallery on Tuesday 5 March 2019. WGEA Director, Libby Lyons, will be joined by other panellists to discuss diversity and inclusion.
It was this month, 135 years ago that Julia Margaret Guerin (Bella for short) graduated from Melbourne University. Who is Bella you ask? She was the first ever woman to graduate from a university in Australia.
The end of the year is a busy time for business. Aside from the Christmas parties, leave preparations and tying up loose ends, businesses are getting ready to wrap up 2018 and plan for the year ahead. To help you prepare for the coming year, we have built customised Competitor Analysis Benchmark (CAB) Reports for each reporting organisation.
The latest WGEA data confirms that when Australian employers take action- the gender pay gap declines. Five years of WGEA data shows that year-on-year employer action to address pay equity has increased and year-on-year the gender pay gap has decreased.
Today, alongside the launch of WGEA’s fifth year of data, we have also launched a brand new way for you to explore WGEA’s archives of individual employers’ data. The WGEA Data Explorer has been updated and is now a one-stop shop for all public data collected by the Agency.
The 2017-18 data is in and it shows that access to paid parental leave has stalled for carers of both genders. This is a disappointing result, as employees of both genders try to combine work with their caring responsibilities as a normal part of life.
Medibank CEO Craig Drummond has called on Australian business leaders to “get with the program”, saying pay equity and flexible working practices are essential to attracting and retaining the best workforce.