Minister for Women, Senator the Hon. Katy Gallagher, has tabled the Workplace Gender Equality Agency’s (WGEA) biennial Progress Report in Parliament today.
There's a temptation to read a book like Lessons in Chemistry and think the problems women faced in the 1960s are solved. The opposite is true.
The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) welcomes the passage of the Anti-Discrimination and Human Rights Legislation Amendment (Respect at Work) Bill 2022 today.
We welcome the recommendations from the Review of the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012. These recommendations draw from leading practice around the world about how to improve gender equality in workplaces.
Australian-first research on Indigenous women’s working lives reveals Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mums and carers most at risk at work
A new report out today has for the first time examined the experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women inside Australian workplaces, revealing that Indigenous mums and carers are the most likely group to experience discrimination.
In the lead up to International Equal Pay Day on 18 September, WGEA Director Mary Wooldridge wrote this piece published on Lifehacker Australia with five key facts about the gender pay gap in Australia today.
How did you mark Equal Pay Day this year? Here at WGEA it’s a bittersweet occasion – progress on closing the gap has slowed (and in fact gone backwards this year), but it is a great opportunity to raise awareness of the issues and solutions.
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.
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.