eS4W News

Lifelong economic wellbeing for women in Australia

From today, until mid November, a national alliance of women’s organisations is encouraging all women to have their say about their lifelong economic wellbeing. economic Security4Women is seeking women’s views on their economic empowerment, workforce participation and their savings for retirement. “We will be exploring the capacity of women in Australia to participate in, contribute […]

eS4W Congratulates Senator Michaelia Cash

economic Security4Women congratulates Senator Michaelia Cash as she enters cabinet as Minister for Employment, Minister for Women and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Public Service. We are pleased to continue to work with Senator Cash and look forward to the positive impact on the economic security of women that will result from the cross […]

Parliamentary Friendship Group – Women & Work

eS4W’s Chair, Sandra Cook, was interviewed by Fran Kelly, ABC’s RN Breakfast show on Friday, 18th September – click the link below to listen to the interview: 

Friday 4th September is Equal Pay Day

And there is nothing to celebrate about the ongoing gender pay gap, now estimated at 17.9 per cent. So economic Security4Women have chosen Equal Pay Day 2015 to launch our new website – We are launching the website via AAP Multi Media Release –  Click here to: Hear Senator Cash, the Minister Assisting the […]


BPW AUSTRALIA – MEDIA RELEASE – EQUAL PAY DAY 2015 We don’t celebrate Equal Pay day, we acknowledge it. There is nothing to celebrate about a 17.9% gender wage gap? And what does it mean anyway? It means a $284.20 per week difference on average weekly earnings between men and women. It does not reflect […]

WGEA Media Release

65 days to catch up: Equal Pay Day is Friday 4 Sept –  Equal Pay day falls on Friday 4 September this year. This represents the 65 days that women, on average, would be required to work from the start of the financial year on 1 July to earn the same as men. Using the […]

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 “A total of 20 tables in the Economic security domain have been updated with unpublished data from the 2014-15 ABS Labour Force Survey and 2014 data from the ABS Survey of Employee Earnings and Hours (EEH).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 […]