“Older women who do not own a home will not be able to afford city rentals once they are fully reliant on the age pension,” said Ms Ryan. Read the full article here.
News from eS4W
eS4W and our member organisations raise awareness of the issues that affect women living in Australia and emerging issues facing them and their community.
@CSW60 Parallel Event Thursday 17th March 2016 at 10:30 am @ the Salvation Army – 221 East 52 End Street (between 2nd and 3rd Ave) Downstairs. This interactive discussion will explore effective local strategies in Asia and the Pacific to boost quality work creation, employment, and economic participation for women and girls.
eS4W Member – BPW Australia is a community of women affiliated with BPW International, who focus on issues that affect women and work. This video coupled with motion graphics shows the highlights of the 2015 Equal Pay Day Event.
At the beginning of October, WGEA launched the GEI3 Pay Equity data for 2014-15 accompanied by their 2015 pay equity report card, as well as a case study from theCommonwealth Bank on pay equity. As part of that report, WGEA announced that the number of employers conducting a gender pay gap analysis has increased 17.6% in the […]
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: http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/breakfast/calls-for-turnbull-to-change-key-womens-policy-not-just/6782632
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 “A total of 20 tables in the Economic security domain have been updated with unpublished data from the 2014-15 ABS Labour Force Survey and 2014 data from the ABS Survey of Employee Earnings and Hours (EEH).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, […]
eS4W attended the launch of the Equilibrium Man Challenge and supported it on social media via Twitter #betterways2work @equchallenge. The Equilibrium Man Challenge is a micro-documentary series that will follow the lives of a group of men as they negotiate and move to formal flexible working arrangements over a six month period. Throughout the journey, […]