National strategy to achieve gender equality: discussion paper
The Australian government has released this discussion paper in an effort to understand the Australian community’s vision for gender equality.
Status of women report card 2023
This report card shows the challenges women and girls in Australia face through youth and young adulthood, in careers and working life, through parenthood and families, and in later life. It looks at education, economic outcomes, health, safety and wellbeing, housing and gender norms.
Gender dynamics in the post-pandemic future of work
The Australian Women’s Working Futures (AWWF) Project is a two-wave survey designed to understand the attitudes of young women and men aged 40 and under about their working futures.
Gender equality through the arts: executive summary and case studies
VicHealth aims to use the power of art to raise awareness and promote gender equality, and to celebrate women. It also wants to build capacity by bringing artists and local councils together. The program has demonstrated the effectiveness of a partnership model for promoting gender...
Gender equality through the arts: program evaluation
Art has the power to illuminate inequities, generate discussion, give voice to and empower women, and motivate community action. Throughout this project, the potential for local government to promote gender equality through arts-based initiatives was evident.
Evaluating programs aimed at gender transformative work with men and boys: a multi-cohort, cross-sector investigation - final report
This report presents findings from a VicHealth funded evaluation of three healthy masculinities programs in Victoria, Australia, and makes a number of recommendations for future gender transformative healthy masculinities work.
Towards an effective approach for designing and implementing programs and interventions aimed at fostering freedom from unhealthy masculine stereotypes among men and boys
Drawing on recent evidence reviews and evaluations of healthier masculinities programs in Australia, this guide lays out some promising principles of good practice that can help in the effective design and implementation of healthier masculinities programs.
Global gender gap report 2022
The analysis presented in this report is based on a methodology integrating the latest statistics from international organisations and a survey of executives. The report also provides new data on emerging trends in the labour market and society more widely.
Federal election 2022: a review of the election outcome and key policy issues
This publication outlines KPMG’s analysis of the 2022 Australian federal election result, including an examination of the ALP's policy focus for the national economy, foreign affairs and defence, health and wellbeing, and climate change and energy.
Work, care and family policies: federal election benchmarks 2022
In the lead up to the 2022 federal election, the Roundtable proposes a set of research-informed policy benchmarks against which election proposals for improving work, care and family outcomes in Australia can be assessed.
WGEA Review Report
This report proposes ten recommendations to accelerate progress on gender equality in workplaces and streamline reporting for employers to the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA).
World inequality report 2022
This report presents the most up-to-date synthesis of international research efforts to track global inequalities. The data and analysis presented here are based on the work of more than 100 researchers over four years, located on all continents, contributing to the World Inequality Database, maintained...
Champions of Change Coalition: 2021 impact report
The fourth annual impact report presents the actions taken from data contributions from more than 180 Member organisations operating in Australia and internationally and it is understood to be one of the largest cross sector voluntary public disclosures on gender equality measures globally.
Australian Public Service gender equality strategy 2021–26
This strategy is the culmination of a partnership between the Australian Public Service Commission and the federal Office for Women, in conjunction with extensive consultation across the APS, academia and the private sector.
Independent Review into Workplace Equality in Ambulance Victoria: final report volume 1
This report details widespread reports of incivility, disrespect, discrimination, sexual harassment, bullying and victimisation. It presents 24 recommendations, detailing changes that can be actioned immediately by Ambulance Victoria to begin rebuilding a safe, respectful and inclusive workplace.
Set the standard: report on the Independent Review into Commonwealth Parliamentary Workplaces
In March 2021, the Independent Review into Commonwealth Parliamentary Workplaces was established by the Australian government. Conducted by the Australian Human Rights Commission and led by the Sex Discrimination Commissioner, the review was asked to make recommendations to ensure that Commonwealth parliamentary workplaces are safe...
2021 Women for media report
This report explores the role of female voices in Australian news, those quoted in news stories, and those who wrote the stories. The 2021 report combines quantitative and qualitative analysis of more than 60,000 articles across the month of May 2021, plus in-depth interviews with...
Women’s experiences of accessing individualized disability supports: gender inequality and Australia’s National Disability Insurance Scheme
This article draws on data collected in an exploratory study about the experiences of women seeking disability support through the NDIS. The objectives were to identify possible gendered barriers to applying for and receiving adequate support through the NDIS, and to suggest directions for future...
System update: towards a women, peace and cybersecurity agenda
This report explores the relationship between the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda on the one hand, and cyber-enabled threats and cybersecurity on the other.
How to improve gender equality in the workplace: evidence-based actions for employers
This guide summarises approaches that have been shown to improve outcomes for gender equality. It also indicates those which need more evidence before they can be recommended as widespread approaches.
Women, work, care and COVID
This report examines how women in couple families with male partners and primary school-aged children managed work, family and remote schooling during long pandemic-related lockdowns. It draws on in-depth interviews with 14 women and the findings highlight how the triple load in lockdowns is taking...
Gender attitudes survey 2021
This report presents the results of the third New Zealand Gender Attitudes Survey, updating the results of the 2019 survey and the earlier baseline survey in 2017.
Tax and the fertility freefall: children, care and the Intergenerational Report
This paper argues that Australia should invest in financial support for parental care time for all children, with options suited to both parents, for at least the first 12 months after birth, and for universal public childcare for all children.
Equality across the board: investing in workplaces that work for everyone
This report presents research into the collection and reporting of workplace data relevant to sexual harassment by ASX200 companies. The report provides insights into how companies currently collect and use data relating to sexual harassment, and based on those insights, makes recommendations about the role...
Improving gender diversity in companies 2021
This report is an analysis of initiatives to improve gender diversity in companies. It examines innovative policies to recruit and retain talent across genders.