Gender Equality

A new report shows that although progress has been made in recent years to reduce the gender pay gap in Australia, it will still take more than a quarter of a century to close it.

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.

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.

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.  

This WGEA fact sheet provides a quarterly update of the gender workplace statistics.

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

Gender equitable procurement and supply chain strategies involve organisational procurement of goods and services, which are designed to improve gender equality objectives in either the procuring organisation or the supplying organisation.