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The coronavirus crisis: the value of ‘women’s work’ and how little we pay for it

- April 21, 2020 4 MIN READ

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned our lives upside down. Amidst the upheavals, it has laid bare how little we normally pay for “women’s work”. Australia has very low gender equality when it comes to remuneration, ranking 49th on the World Economic Forum Gender Participation and Opportunity Index 2020 that measures workforce participation, remuneration and advancement.… Read more »

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Equal pay: reform crucial if gender equity to be achieved

- March 5, 2020 2 MIN READ

Reform is essential if Australia ever hopes to achieve gender parity and equal pay in the workforce according to a new report by the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM). AIPM CEO Elizabeth Foley says organisations are missing out on millions of working hours as many professional women are disincentivised to return to work following… Read more »

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SEEK study finds gender leadership gap still an issue

- March 8, 2018 2 MIN READ

Despite close to 50 per cent of women expressing interest in becoming leaders in their chosen field, a new study commissioned by SEEK, released to coincide with International Women’s Day, has found gender parity in leadership roles is still a big issue in Australian business. 65 percent of the participants surveyed said they would like… Read more »

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Equal pay for equal work for Energy Australia employees

- March 8, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

Energy Australia’s Managing Director Catherine Tanna has announced the utility company will be closing the gender pay gap once and for all. The company will be spending 1.2 million dollars to bump up the salaries of 350 women in the company in order that their pay packets reflect the same income as their male counterparts.… Read more »

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Inclusion will be the key to future business success

- October 19, 2017 2 MIN READ

Businesses that support gender parity will be the ones that thrive in the future according to Andrea Myles, CEO of the China Australia Millennial Project. Myles will be speaking at the City of Sydney’s free October City Thought Leaders seminar on women-led businesses later this month. She has been voted one of Australia’s most influential… Read more »