Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency

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Fact sheet

1 Jul 2012

This fact sheet outlines: workforce participation by gender, full time/part time status and industry; working patterns and average weekly hours.

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Fact sheet

21 Feb 2012

Gender pay gap short-changes women $250.50 a week

Australian women, on average, earn 17.4% less than men The gender pay gap has remained almost unchanged in two decades Western Australia has the widest pay gap of 25.8%

Australia's working women earn 17.4%...


31 Aug 2009

Over 2,300 reporting organisations participated in the 2009 survey representing more than one million female employees. This report is the second in a suite of EOWA surveys examining gender issues in the workplace.

An Australian Government Agency, the Equal Opportunity for Women in the...


29 Apr 2008

This report argues that women aged between 16 and 65 – Generation F – remain significantly overlooked, under utilised and untapped. Research released today has uncovered a new generation of workers that will rival Generation Y as the solution to the nation’s skills shortage....


29 Jan 2008

This report examines the declared Top Earners of Specified Executives of the 180 ASX200 companies. It explores how gender interacts with this most senior level status.

Key findings are: *Women hold only 7% of Top Earner positions in the ASX200. *The overall median...

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4 Apr 2011

Australia has a strong interest in seeing workplace arrangements that facilitate the reconciliation of work with the rest of life including family life, resulting in productive and sustainable workplaces. This publication seeks to provide some practical examples of strategies that are being used by organisations...

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