Gender equity

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2019 gender attitudes survey

This report provides the results for the 2019 Gender Equality Survey. This survey was undertaken in order to update the baseline 2017 survey.
Report

Gender Equity Insights 2020: delivering the business outcomes

The 2020 Gender Equity Insights report, the fifth report in this series, shows that more women at the top proves better for business. Profitability, performance and productivity increase under female leadership.
Working paper

Fired and pregnant: gender differences in job flexibility outcomes after job loss

The main motivation of this paper is to assess whether gender-related persistence in job flexibility outcomes, as measured by work hours and commuting distance, prevents further closing of gender gaps.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Has equality for Australian women relative to the world fallen in the last six or eight years?

Gillian Triggs, former president of the Australian Human Rights Commission, has warned that equality for Australian women has worsened dramatically since the beginning of the decade.
Report

Gender balance on Australian government boards: report 2018-19

This report is prepared annually by the Australian government Office for Women, and reports on the government’s performance against its gender diversity target.
Report

A review of gender differences in retirement income

Drawing on international and New Zealand research, the report identifies a range of possible determinants, mechanisms and indicators that could inform future gender analysis and policy reforms aimed at eliminating the gender pension gap.
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The Aboriginal gender study: final report

The Aboriginal Gender Study aimed to explore, from a strengths-based perspective, the diversity of contemporary perspectives of gender, gender roles and gender equity in South Australian Aboriginal communities.
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2019 Women’s report card

The 2019 Women’s report card presents factbased information to raise awareness of the status of Western Australian women. It contributes to the evidence base which underpins actions to address the barriers to women’s progress and promote the benefits of greater gender equity.
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She's price(d)less: the economics of the gender pay gap

Seven years on from a landmark review examining the economic implications of the gender pay gap in Australia, this update report finds that sex discrimination continues to be the single largest factor contributing to the gender pay gap. And disturbingly, it’s on the increase.
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Understanding the economic implications of the gender pay gap

The objective of this research was to develop a more rigorous evidence base around the structural factors underlying the gender pay gap, the contribution of these factors to the gap, the potential economic implications in terms of women’s participation in the labour force, and broader...