Gender equality

The cost of coming back: achieving a better deal for working mothers

More than 125,000 returning-to-work Australian mums are actually financially worse off by increasing their working days above three days a week.

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CIO study sheds light on cyber security and skills deficiencies

Data has become the lifeblood of modern business but it is also the new currency in security, and the prime focus of criminals and threat actors

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Ending workforce discrimination against women – it could have massive economic benefits

The problem is indisputable – women make up just over half of the Australian population yet, on average, they are paid $26,000 less per annum than men

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Does political correctness create more cohesive workplaces? 

Uttering the phrase “political correctness” in the workplace is not a good way to make friends. Few people are interested in being lectured by the “PC police”. Timothy Zahara asks the question, are the constraints imposed by political correctness worthwhile, or does political correctness stifle self-expression and creativity?

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Workplace gender equality: where both women and men put their hands up for opportunities

I recently completed a secondment to the Office for Women, part of the Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet. The Office for Women works across Government to deliver policies and programs…

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Wonder Women: Leading innovation in Australia

There are some extremely talented women in Australia, who are standing up leading innovation, creative industries, investment and entrepreneurship. But they are often just not seen. 

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G20 to learn about Daughter-Water?

It seems from media reports that the gender gap in workforce participation will be one of the key themes of this weekend’s G20 Leaders summit in Brisbane. It has been…

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