Register for the 2022 BCEC WGEA Gender Equity Insights 2022 report release on October 13 2022 to find out how gender equality differs across Australia by location. 

Want a job with purpose? Come and work with us and help to improve Australian workplaces for men and women. 

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. 

Over the past year, the Agency has been working hard to implement new enhancements to the WGEA Portal, with a particular focus on improving usability and ease of reporting.

Watch the 2022 Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation virtual event.

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) has today named the latest list of Australia’s Employers of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE).

We welcome the recommendations from the Review of the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012These recommendations draw from leading practice around the world about how to improve gender equality in workplaces.


Australia’s latest annual report card on gender equality has revealed a mixed result from workplaces, with small improvements in the results barely making inroads on the overall persistent and sizeable pay gaps, and decision-making structures still dominated by men.