Caring and work

The highest paid men in Australia are being paid at least $162,000 more than the highest paid women, but women could be on par with men in most management roles within the next two decades, our latest Gender Equity Insights report shows.

Friday 8 March 2019 is International Women’s Day. This year’s theme, Balance for Better, is an opportunity to reflect on the areas where balance can better our communities, workplaces and personal lives. Here are some key facts about balance for women and work in Australia.

The 2018-19 leading employers understand the importance of parental leave and flexible work as key drivers to lowering the gender pay gap.

New data collected from Australian employers on the status of women and men in the workplace will look at rates of promotion by gender as well as the impact of having children on workforce participation.

This paper explores the link between the unequal distribution of caring work between women and men and the unequal labour market outcomes.

This Mother’s Day, the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) is calling on employers to recognise and celebrate the value of mothers in workplaces and across the economy.