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Gender differences

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Sex differences
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Report

Risks and rewards: when is vocational education a good alternative to higher education?

This report argues that a good tertiary education system steers prospective students towards courses that increase their employment opportunities and minimise their risks, and that Australia’s post-school system does not always achieve this goal.
Working paper

Gender differences in the lifecycle benefits of compulsory schooling policies

This study analyses the wider consequences to society of increasing the minimum school leaving age (MSLA) using high quality nationally representative survey data – the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey.
Guide

Composition of Australian parliaments by party and gender: a quick guide - July 2019 update

This quick guide contains the most recent tables showing the composition of Australian parliaments by party and gender (see Tables 1 and 2). It takes into account changes to the Commonwealth and state/territory parliaments since the last published update on 15 January 2019.
Discussion paper

Growing up unequal: how sex and gender impact young women's health and wellbeing

The aim of this paper is to look at young women's health and wellbeing between the ages of 10 and 20. We examine young women's experience of six interrelated priority health areas: physical health, sexual and reproductive health, body image, relationships, mental health and social...
Briefing paper

Gender distribution of the government’s 2019 tax plan

This research finds that the first stage of the Morrison Government’s tax plan will see men and women receive an almost even split of the tax cuts. But men will receive almost double the amount women do from the later stages of the government’s tax...
Report

The future of women at work: transitions in the age of automation

The report is part of the McKinsey Global Institute’s research program on the future of work, and it focuses on how the growing adoption and diffusion of automation and artificial intelligence technologies is likely to affect women in the workforce.
Report

Young Australians’ attitudes to violence against women and gender equality

This report presents key findings from the 2017 National Community Attitudes towards Violence against Women Survey, focusing on results for young Australians aged 16-24. It also presents the reflections of young people on the findings.
Report

2019 Women for media report

The poor representation of female voices across news media cannot be directly blamed on a lack of women working in news gathering. Across all the online news sites analysed, the overall representation of male to female journalists were fairly equal (52% men vs 48% women)...
Infographic

Women in politics 2019 map

The women in politics 2019 map depicts global rankings for women in the executive and parliamentary branches of government as of 1 January 2019. The map shows progress towards gender equality in these areas at regional and national levels.
Report

Level the playing field: a call for action on gender parity in Australia

This survey of more than 1,000 Australian executives finds that they still do not believe there is an equal opportunity for women to be selected for leadership positions. The survey shows that companies can take three measures to close the gap - and create a...