The 2018-19 Budget includes a range of initiatives focused on women’s: • economic capability and leadership; • safety; and • health and wellbeing Minister for Women, The Hon Kelly O’Dwyer states “Australian women make extraordinary contributions every day. We contribute to our families and communities, our workplaces and our nation. The Government understands this and is determined to support […]
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eS4W and our member organisations raise awareness of the issues that affect women living in Australia and emerging issues facing them and their community.
Statistics from the latest AICD Gender diversity progress report show a worrying slowdown in progress towards the AICD’s 30% target for women on ASX 200 boards.
The latest Gender Indicators Australia was released on 19th September, by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It is a resource for social analysis and research in gender equality. The publication currently contains 55 key indicators and a further 95 related or detailed data series.
Infrastructure maintenance services provider Broadspectrum is sponsoring scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math for female students at two Australian universities.
PENDA is a free and simple to use app combining financial tips, safety and legal information and referrals for women who have experienced domestic and financial violence.
Equal Pay Day falls on Monday 4 September this year, marking the additional days from the end of the previous financial year that women must work to earn the same pay as men.
Most women don’t work full-time. Women work part-time at three times the rate of men, which reduces their income and savings capacity.