Gender Pay Gap

Over the past five years of reporting, acting on gender equality and identifying pay inequality within organisations has increased.

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.

Unfortunately, this year we have witnessed too many stories about high profile women being harassed online as they strive for success in their careers. 

The highest paid men in Australia are being paid at least $162,000 more than the highest paid women, but women could be on par with men in most management roles within the next two decades, our latest Gender Equity Insights report shows.

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.

The highest paid men in Australia are being paid at least $162,000 more than the highest paid women, but women could be on par with men in most management roles within the next two decades, a new report shows. 

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures released today show that the national gender pay gap has again dropped, reaching its lowest point in over 20 years at 14.1%.

This fact sheet provides information about the gender imbalances in higher education, graduation and after entering the workplace. It focuses on pay inequality, particularly the gender pay gap within study areas and industries.

Helen Karatasas, Education Delivery Manager at the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, and Jodie Haydon, Executive General Manager, People and Culture at Viva Energy Australia, discuss how Viva Energy addresses gender pay gaps within their organisation.

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.