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The Workplace Gender Equality Agency announced today that that national gender pay gap has dropped to 13.4%, a decline of 0.6 percentage points over the last six months.

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

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.

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.

This month we celebrated International Women’s Day (IWD). IWD, originally a day of protest born out of the labour movement in the early 20th century, has evolved into a multifaceted celebration of women’s political, economic and civil rights.

Consulting engineering firms know they have a challenge recruiting women into their highly male-dominated industry.

Mother’s Day is a day of celebration for families across Australia. It is also an opportunity for us to consider what motherhood means in contemporary society. Many mothers want to pursue careers alongside raising their children and they should not be penalised for doing so.

Data released today shows a worrying decline in employer action on gender equality prior to the impact of COVID-19.

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency is proud to support HESTA’s 40:40 Vision initiative and our Agency Director Libby Lyons has joined the steering committee to help this initiative drive real change.