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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.

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

The ‘future of work’ has captured public imagination in recent years as business leaders, policymakers, media pundits and academics debate whether and how work as we know it will continue. This insights paper addresses the future of work debate, considers its shortcomings and reframes the discussion in gendered terms.

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.

This section contains all submissions made by the Agency into commission inquiries and reviews. Ranging from submissions on women's retirement and economic security, to the gender pay gap, parental leave and more.  

Research released by the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC) and the Agency reveals a strong causal relationship between an increase in the number of women in key decision-making positions and subsequent improvements in company performance.

Health crises can exacerbate existing gender inequalities. As the global health pandemic caused by COVID-19 is ongoing, the impacts and effects are still being assessed and understood. However, preliminary research and emerging data show that women are likely to be affected in particular ways by this global pandemic.

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency has been featured in Apolitical's 'Gender Equality. 5 Days. 50 Ideas.'

This is an exciting initiative designed to deliver bite-sized and inspirational gender equality policy ideas to policymakers across the country.

Last week, in the lead up to Equal Pay Day, the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, (‘the Agency’) in  partnership with KPMG Australia and the Diversity Council of Australia, launched the newest instalment of She’s Price(d)less: the economics of the gender pay gap.

Australia’s economy will be poorly equipped for future challenges if stereotypes about the kinds of work women and men ‘should’ do persist, the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) said today.