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Friday 8 March 2019 is International Women’s Day. This year’s theme, Balance for Better, is an opportunity to reflect on the areas where balance can better our communities, workplaces and personal lives. Here are some key facts about balance for women and work in Australia.

Late last year, the Australian Government announced that the Workplace Gender Equality Agency would be allocated funds for the re-development of our data reporting system to improve the reporting process. 

ACS Canberra is hosting an event to promote diversity, culture & leadership, as part of an International Women's Day celebration at the National Portrait Gallery on Tuesday 5 March 2019. WGEA Director, Libby Lyons, will be joined by other panellists to discuss diversity and inclusion. 

It was this month, 135 years ago that Julia Margaret Guerin (Bella for short) graduated from Melbourne University. Who is Bella you ask? She was the first ever woman to graduate from a university in Australia.