Australia’s tenacious pay gap

6 December 2010

Forty-one years after the declaration of the principle of equal pay, we’re still not there, writes Norman Abjorensen in Inside Story

WOMEN have had the vote in Australia for more than a century, and discrimination on the grounds of sex or marital status has long been illegal in defined areas such as employment, education and the provision of goods and services. And yet, despite all these apparent gains in the pursuit of equality, women continue to earn less on average than men…

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Norman Abjorensen, 2010, Australia’s tenacious pay gap, Inside Story, viewed 27 March 2017, <>.

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