External research

There is a signficant amount of good research on gender equality in the context of the Australian workplace. The Agency collects and presents some of the most relevant and insightful research from academics and other organisations working on issues relevant to gender equality in the workplace.

ASX200 Senior Executive Census

Chief Executive Women presents the results of our third ASX200 Senior Executive Census. The Census measures annual progress of ASX200 companies in improving
the representation of women in their executive leadership teams. 

Sponsorship: Creating careers opportunities for women in higher education

Australian Research: This 2018 paper from Universities Australia aims to help ensure women have equal access to career enhancing sponsorship opportunities, and to help redress the under representation of women in leadership and executive levels. It can be used for any industry and sector.

Work well; retire well

Australian Research: Findings from the Work, Care, Health and Retirement: "Ageing Agenders" Project 2017.

The CS gender 3000: the reward for change

International Research: This report by Credit Suisse maps 27,000 senior managers at over 3,000 large companies globally. Following on from the original 2014 study, the analysed sample has been increased by several hundred companies.

AIM Insights: Managing in a flexible work environment

Australian Research: This white paper from the Australian Institute of Management discusses the importance of flexible work arrangements to the modern workforce, and how to meet some of the challenges that managers face in implementing these arrangements.

The Great Debate: Flexibility vs. Face Time

International Research: This Catalyst report from 2013 examines flexible work arrangements separating the myths from the facts and aims to help organisations become employers of choice in attracting and retaining top talent.

The Australian Women's Work Futures Survey 2018

Australian Research: Survey of 2000 women and 500 men aged 16-40 to understand experiences and expectations in employment conducted by the University of Sydney Business School: The Women, Work and Leadership Group