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Making Innovation and Technology Work for Women
"Innovation, technology and entrepreneurship are engines for advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment by increasing women’s access to education and socio-economic opportunities."
Open House? Reflections on the possibility and practice of MPs job-sharing
"This pamphlet aims to initiate a broad and considered discussion of MP job-sharing amongst parliamentarians and the public".
Australia's Gender Pay Gap Statistics
“The gender pay gap is the difference between women’s and men’s average weekly full-time equivalent earnings, expressed as a percentage of men’s earnings. It is a measure of women’s overall position in the paid workforce”.
Towards 2025: An Australian Government strategy to boost women’s workforce participation
“This Strategy outlines the practical work the Turnbull Government is undertaking to increase the opportunities for women to work if that is their choice.”
Finance and Public Administration References Committee: Gender segregation in the workplace and its impact on women's economic equality
The authors contend that within the Australian landscape, industries tend to be male or female dominated. The authors offer recommendations to challenge the ongoing gender inequalities and associated pay gaps.
Impact of Diversity and Inclusion within Organisations
"The available evidence on the impact of diversity on individual/team/organisational effectiveness in organisations is inconclusive and mixed as to its beneficial and negative outcomes."
Connecting People with Jobs: Key issues for raising labour market participation in Australia
"Unmet labour resources in Australia are considerable and they are concentrated in a number of groups of the population. (...) The underrepresentation of these groups has many roots".
Towards Gender Equity: Workplace gender equity strategy
“While we remain consistently above the sector in gender equity performance, this is not enough – the sector benchmark is too low."
Hour-Glass Ceilings: Work-hour thresholds, gendered health inequities
“Long workhours erode health, which the setting of maximum weekly hours aims to avert. [The limit] has evolved from a workforce that was largely male, whose time in the labour force was enabled by women's domestic work and care giving.”
De-Gendering Gender Diversity: Improving female representation in the workforce
"Organisations that both recognise and harness the different experiences and opinions of their workforce outperform those that are less diverse and inclusive."
Australia’s Gender Equality Scorecard: Key findings from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency’s 2015-16 reporting data
"Our 2015-16 dataset shows some encouraging signs – a continued downward trajectory of the gender pay gap and increased women’s representation in leadership. But progress is modest at best."
Gender Segregation in Australia's Workforce
"This paper looks at the features of ‘female-dominated’ and ‘male-dominated’ organisations, while highlighting the unequal distribution of women and men across industries and occupations."