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In the lead up to International Equal Pay Day on 18 September, WGEA Director Mary Wooldridge wrote this piece published on Lifehacker Australia with five key facts about the gender pay gap in Australia today.

How did you mark Equal Pay Day this year? Here at WGEA it’s a bittersweet occasion – progress on closing the gap has slowed (and in fact gone backwards this year), but it is a great opportunity to raise awareness of the issues and solutions.

As she finishes her five-and-a-half-year tenure this week, we catch up with Libby Lyons, outgoing Director of the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA), about perspective, ambition and making change.

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) announced today the list of 2020-22 WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) citation holders.

Over the last few months the Agency has been sharing some of the features of the new WGEA reporting system ahead of the next reporting cycle in 2021...

This year has been a year like no other, in our homes and in our workplaces...

Picture this: two students graduate with the same degree, find entry-level positions in the same field and negotiate their starting salaries. The only difference is their gender.

This sixth year of data collection has revealed a sharp increase in the number of Australian organisations supporting employees who are experiencing family or domestic violence.

To celebrate and raise awareness of World Youth Skills Day on Sunday 15 July, the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) is encouraging Australians to reject the idea of ‘girls’ and ‘boys’ subjects in school.

An impressive number of inspiring Australians have been recognised for their contribution to improving gender equality on a new list of top influencers from around the world.