Tag : Gender

Employers Ignoring Gender Pay Gap

Lina Caneva, Monday, 6th October 2014 -  Almost three quarters of Australian employers have not taken steps to ensure they pay women and men fairly, according to data released by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency. Of…

The Motherhood Penalty – the Widest Gender Pay Gap

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 2nd September 2014 -  Women are being penalised for becoming mothers, leading to the largest national gender pay gap in 30 years, the Diversity Council Australia has claimed. Chief Executive Officer…


(Re)cycling Social Enterprise

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 29th January 2014 -  A Melbourne globetrotter is driving a social enterprise that harnesses the benefits of bikes, writes Nadia Boyce in this week’s Spotlight on Social Enterprise. An adventure…

Seminar Looks at Gender Pay Gap

Staff Reporter, Monday, 29th July 2013 -  A series of seminars set to address the financial saving gap between men and women will urge women to take more control of their finances. The Women and Money seminars will look at the…


Men and Women Must Share ‘Having it All’

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 18th April 2013 -  To achieve equality of opportunity, men and women must share more evenly the responsibilities bundled up in what are seen as traditional gender roles, writes structural engineer

Women Still Under-represented in Leadership Positions

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 31st January 2013 -  Women in Australia continue to be under-represented in positions of leadership, according to a new report released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The release of…

Sector Gender Audit Revealed

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 12th September 2012 -  An audit of gender diversity in the community sector by ACOSS has revealed that the participation of women on boards and in senior management positions is higher than in other sectors.…

Gender Pay Gap Remains High

Staff Reporter, Monday, 20th August 2012 -  New data shows that the gender pay gap between women and men remains stubbornly high at 17.5 per cent, according to a Government workplace agency. Data released by the Australian Bureau…

Gender Audit of Australian NFPs

Staff Reporter, Monday, 21st November 2011 -  Despite women making up 85% of the workforce in the Not for Profit sector, little is known about the gendered nature of senior management and Board positions within the sector. The…

Kevin Rudd Launches ‘Because I am a Girl’ Report

Staff Reporter, Friday, 4th November 2011 -  Girls around the world are fighting a losing battle for gender equality unless boys join the cause, says a major global report from Plan, launched in Australia this week by the Minister…

Govt Appoints Global Ambassador for Women and Girls

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 13th September 2011 -  The Gillard Government says it has continued to increase its focus on foreign aid and development with the announcement of Australia’s first Global Ambassador for Women and…

Can Not for Profits Set the Trend in Pay Equality?

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 25th August 2011 -  This article is part of a regular series of articles by the Commonwealth Bank, who will be using their financial experts to provide news, insight and expert advice for Not for
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