Increasing female workforce participation is one of the biggest economic opportunities for governments. This report identifies a range of policy and social barriers facing women who would prefer to work more paid hours.
Issues relating to the economic security for all Australian women – a white paper (June 2018) update
This white paper focuses on the latest data and research, with a focus on the key issues in gender financial equality. It has revamped and updated where necessary the recommendations from the 2018 white paper that attempted to set a framework for greater economic security...
This white paper brings together research and analysis of specific issues that feed into the overarching issues of economic and financial security for women.
Gender budgeting is a public policy innovation intended to transform governments’ objectives to women’s empowerment into budgetary commitments.
This paper examines the differential experiences of men and women during the dramatic changes to the labour market caused by the health response to COVID-19 and evaluates the likely impact of stimulating different industries on men and women.
Ahead of the 2019 federal election, debate has turned to the fairness of the Turnbull Government's tax package. Kelly O'Dwyer, the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, and Minister for Women, has weighed in, claiming the tax cuts were "good for wo
This report outlines key housing needs and challenges for women through national research undertaken across regional Australia. It offers new knowledge and insights that are relevant for policy and key decision makers across all levels of government, community housing providers, researchers and the private sector.
Female labour force participation has increased tremendously since World War II in developed countries. The key contribution of this paper is to provide separate and internally consistent estimates of the role of tax and transfer policy reforms, wage growth, population changes and changes in labour...
This publication outlines evidence on over 60 different statistical indicators of gender inequality in Australia, organised into 18 different subject groupings. It paints a composite picture of how women are blocked from full participation in work and economic activity, experience greater precarity in employment, are...
This plan provides a framework for coordinated action by the Western Australian government, business, organisations and individuals, with practical steps to advance gender equality over the next ten years.