eS4W News

Gender Indicators – August 2015

ABS Gender Indicators released August 25th; always good to have to demonstrate gender inequality remains an issue! “A total of 20 tables in the Economic security domain have been updated with unpublished data from the 2014-15 ABS Labour Force Survey and 2014 data from the ABS Survey of Employee Earnings and Hours (EEH). In addition, […]

The Economic Value of Informal Care in Australia 2015

The Deloitte Access Economics Report, ‘The Economic Value of Informal Care in Australia 2015‘, released 19 August 2015, details how the demand for carers is at an all-time high and only set to increase into the future. The report warns of an ever-widening gap between demand and supply and predicts that by 2025 only 42 […]

NFAW invites you to…

An interview with Annabel Crabb on her book “The Wife Drought” and her career by journalist Ms Sarah Macdonald. Date Monday 7 September 2015 Time 6.00pm for 6.15pm start Drinks and canapes until 8.00pm Venue Corrs Chambers Westgarth Level 17, 8 Chifley (entrance near the electronic poetry) 8-12 Chifley Square (Corner Elizabeth & Hunter Streets) […]

Equal Pay Day falls on Friday 4 September this year

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency fact sheet Gender workplace statistics at a glance has been updated with the latest Average Weekly Earnings (AWE) data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics 13th August 2015. Using the traditional methodology of the difference between men’s and women’s wages, expressed as a percentage of men’s wages, the Agency […]

FECCA – 2014-2015 Access and Equity Report

FECCA has released its 2014-15 Access and Equity report: The report draws on consultations with culturally and linguistically diverse communities and service providers around Australia to provide feedback on the design and delivery of Government services. In organising these consultations, FECCA sought to hear from a diverse range of migrants and refugees living in […]

Australian Women Against Violence Alliance (AWAVA)

AWAVA is currently recruiting a new Program Manager. The role is based in Canberra and more information can be found here. Applications close on July 10.

Equilibrium Man Challenge

WGEA believes that flexibility has the potential to unlock enormous potential in workplaces, which is why they have partnered on a new program that aims to mainstream flexibility for everyone: the Equilibrium Man Challenge. The Challenge follows a number of men as they negotiate and transition to flexible working arrangements over a period of six months. Experts are […]

Housing insecurity

Single, older women in the State of Victoria, Australia have emerged as a group experiencing housing insecurity and being highly vulnerable to homelessness in their old age. One of the most surprising aspects of this trend is the propensity for these women to be tertiary educated. Focus groups reveal education as a significant means by […]

Multiculturalism in Action: Building a better future for all Australians

The FECCA 2015 National Biennial Conference, “Multiculturalism in Action: Building a better future for all Australians”, will be held in Sydney, NSW, on 5-6 November 2015. Don’t forget to save the date! We look forward to seeing you in November 2015. #2015fecca For more information visit: FECCA 2015 National Biennial Conference Flyer


ASIC today launched a ‘Women’s Money Toolkit’, a free online resource designed to help Australian women manage their finances, make money decisions at key life stages and enhance their financial wellbeing. The toolkit was developed in response to the particular needs of women who face financial issues and challenges as a result of factors such […]