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The intersection of gender and technology highlights workplace inequities. The under-representation of women in the education, jobs, and sectors that produce technology influences technology design and function. 

What will the future of work look like? As the world embraces advances in technology, we stand to benefit from workplaces that can remove barriers that prohibited many from participating in the labour force, increase workplace flexibility and improve productivity and innovation.

Parental leave continues to be a major feature of Australian workplaces and can provide employers with a competitive edge in the labour market when it comes to attracting and retaining talent. However, men’s access to and uptake of this entitlement remains low. So, why aren’t more men taking parental leave?

Gender equality strategies

Employers continue their focus on gender equality

Over 75% of the organisations reporting to the Agency now have an overall gender equality strategy or policy (up 1.1pp to 75.4%).

2019 Scorecard table 3 - gender equality strategies