The national gender pay gap remains stable at 14.0%, a drop of just 0.1pp over the last six months. This year, [Un] Equal Pay Day will be on 28 August 2019, marking the 59 additional days from the end of the previous financial year that women must work, on average, to earn the same amount […]
Want to know more about why we are one of the largest national women’s volunteer organisations? You are invited to come along to VIEW National Convention in Sunshine Coast from 13-15 September 2019 to hear how VIEW members “Make connections, Make a difference” in the community. Two days of exiting speakers, fun events and entertainment. […]
Join economic Security4Women (eS4W) on Monday 19th August in Sydney and enhance the conversation with: AFA Inspire; Australian Shareholders Association; Commonwealth Bank of Australia; Financy Women’s Index and Effie Zahos, Financially Fit Females Ambassador and Finance Commentator
Many women will be affected by July 1 changes that will see insurance cover linked to inactive super accounts cancelled. If you’re on extended leave this may apply to you. Make sure you read letters from your fund and respond in time. @womeninsuper Members lose their insurance if an inactive account of less than $6,000 […]
economic Security4Women has partnered with Bauer Media’s major campaign designed to empower and educate the nation’s more than 12 million women about their personal finances and financial abuse. The campaign, entitled Financially Fit Females, will be run across Bauer’s 36 media brands, including ELLE, Harper’s Bazaar, The Australian Women’s Weekly and Woman’s Day with a combined readership of some […]
ABC News are hoping you can help them increase women’s participation in a new ABC News personal finance series directly targeting women (and using their burning questions to guide coverage decisions!). ABC News is running this series overtly for women in recognition that overall they … • Earn less than men • Have less money […]
The how and why of using the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW 63) Agreed Conclusions to drive your organisation’s policy and advocacy. The Webinar is aimed at providing the ‘virtual’ space for those new to the UN / CSW processes and procedures of CSW learn and interact with those who have attended and […]
Women on average get paid 15 per cent less than men, have less superannuation when they retire and perform unpaid care work more frequently. Disability advocate, Kristen Desmond, economist, Stephen Koukoulas and Christine Hepburn, from ES4W (Economic Security for Women) join Leon Compton to discuss how policy reform can improve the situation. Duration: 14min 13sec […]
Own your financial future is the financial literacy project created by Australian Shareholders’ Association (ASA). ASA will run a number of free workshops in various locations across Australia for women aged over 55 years. The aim is to empower older women with an understanding of basic investment and financial concepts
Aimed at first time attendees and those interested in CSW Watch & Listen to the webinar The Webinar is aimed at: providing the ‘virtual’ space for those new to the UN / CSW processes and procedures of CSW to learn and interact with those who have previously attended and thus enter any CSW preparatory meeting […]
Join our roundtable and enhance the conversation with economic Security4Women (eS4W), Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Council Australia (FECCA), National Ethnic Disability Alliance (NEDA), Australian Women Against Violence (AWAVA) and Harmony Alliance: Migrant and Refugee Women for Change. Date: Tuesday, 12th February 2019 Time: 12 noon to 3 pm (light lunch served) Venue: Hotel Kurrajong, 8 […]
Every woman and child has the right to live free from violence. Act on 3.8, you’re running late!
Retiring with a superannuation nest egg that allows for a decent standard of living is one of the fundamental objectives of retirement incomes policy. For most Australian women, their superannuation balance on retirement falls well short of this basic objective meaning retirement is often accompanied by financial pressures and in a worst case, severe hardship. […]
One area where the economic security for women has been enhanced over the past few decades is in educational attainment. There are more women than men finishing year 12 schooling, and this is carrying into university where there are more women than men achieving a bachelor degree. This is important for economic and financial security […]
ASIC’s MoneySmart presents Women talk money. Start your conversation today!
Policy recommendations to boost women’s economic security Boosting Economic Security for All Women Read eS4W_White Paper_Defining the Concept of Economic Security for Women and start the conversation for civil society to absorb consider and have dialogue around the concept of economic security for all women living in Australia. The objective of eS4w’s White Paper (author, Stephen Koukoulas, […]
Women’s economic measure finds that Australian women are progressing but it’s a one step forward, two step back march. The latest Financy Women’s Index powered by Data Digger has revealed that the economic progression of Australian women has suffered a disappointing setback and is yet to fully recover from a drop in workforce participation and […]
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 […]
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.