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Gender equity

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Discussion paper

Rich men and tax concessions

This paper looks at the distribution of four tax concessions. The four tax concessions are worth $60 billion per year and include negative gearing, superannuation tax concessions, capital gain tax discount and excess franking credits.
Working paper

Gender norms and domestic abuse: evidence from Australia

This paper contributes to the growing literature on the effect of gender norms on social and economic outcomes. It expands on previous research on domestic violence, by considering both physical and emotional violence. The authors examine violence across the entire population, not just among disadvantaged...
Report

Gender Equity Insights 2021: making it a priority

This report uncovers further insights about effective initiatives to improve gender equality across Australia’s workplaces, by identifying the top performers who have consistently taken steps to improve gender equality outcomes over the last seven years.
Report

Gender balance on Australian government boards: report 2019-20

This report outlines the Australian government’s performance against its gender diversity target. The government is committed to a target of women holding 50 per cent of government board positions overall, and men and women each holding at least 40 per cent of positions on individual...
Report

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...
Policy report

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...
Policy report

Defining the concept of economic security for all women

This white paper brings together research and analysis of specific issues that feed into the overarching issues of economic and financial security for women.
Survey

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.