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There's a temptation to read a book like Lessons in Chemistry and think the problems women faced in the 1960s are solved. The opposite is true.

Progress to close the gender pay gap between Australian women and men has stalled for the first time in 2022, according to the latest annual data released today by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA).

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) welcomes the passage of the Anti-Discrimination and Human Rights Legislation Amendment (Respect at Work) Bill 2022 today.

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Monday, August 29, marks the 60 extra days after the end of the financial year that Australian women must work, on average, to earn the same annual salary earned by men.

The new national gender pay gap is 14.1 per cent, which is an increase of 0.3 per cent over the last 6 months.

Today’s average weekly earnings data, released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), shows that men are earning an average of $263.90 more than women a week.

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.