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Chief Executive Women ASX200 senior executive census 2020

Now in its fourth year, the CEW Census tracks the annual progress of female representation in the Executive Leadership Teams (ELTs) of Australia’s biggest public companies. This year's report finds that progress in the number of women reaching senior leadership positions in ASX200 companies has...

She's price(d)less: the economics of the gender pay gap

This research uses econometric modelling applied to data from the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey to unpack the factors that contribute to the gender pay gap. The report shows that deeply entrenched gender stereotypes about the roles men and women play...

Australia’s gender equality scorecard - November 2018

The results of the WGEA's latest dataset emphasise the importance of measuring workplace gender equality. The data shows that change is happening in Australian workplaces.

Australia’s gender equality scorecard - November 2017

More employers are taking action to address pay gaps and gender imbalances that persist across the economy, according to 2016-17 workplace data released today by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA).

Women in leadership: lessons from Australian companies leading the way

Over recent years, there has been growing concern about the under-representation of women in leadership across industry. Organisations are deploying a range of strategies to address the known issues affecting women’s advancement, such as the challenge of balancing of work and family, biases, and barriers...