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Opinion

Unpaid work the hidden enemy of economic equality

- March 7, 2024 3 MIN READ

For Australia to truly accelerate progress to economic equality, it needs to look closely at the unpaid work forces that are holding women back, writes Bianca Hartge-Hazelman, founder of Financy. The latest Financy Women’s Index (FWX), which helps us contextualise the state of economic equality in Australia, tells us that progress went backwards in 2023… Read more »

Finance

AIST announces plans to close the super gap for women

- March 8, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) has announced a four-step plan they hope will assist in closing the gender savings gap at retirement for women. Thanks to a combination of lower wages, underemployment and career breaks to raise children, women frequently retire with almost half the super of their male counterparts. The AIST hopes… Read more »