Inclusion & diversity

Proud of our people: Rebecca and Anna on being young and out at work

Research for Pride in Diversity revealed younger same-sex attracted women were less likely to be out in the workplace.

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Increasing gender discrimination a barrier to equal pay

This report finds, once again, that stubborn gender stereotypes about the roles men and women play in paid work and caring continue to drive the gender pay gap.

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International Transgender Day of Visibility: This is Sarah’s story

Once upon a time, in a suburb not so far away from where she now works, a little ‘girl’ was born. This little ‘girl’ was unlike many other girls, in that she looked like and was treated like a boy.

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Tipping the balance on International Women’s Day

In the last 12 months, KPMG published our research and opinions on three important issues. These highlight gender imbalance and make strong recommendations for change

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Why the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras matters

Who is Mardi Gras really for these days, and why do we need it?

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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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Equal work for equal pay? Will the workplace of the future help close the gender gap?

Today we ‘celebrate’ a small step in the journey for equal pay for equal work.  The national gender pay gap has reached its lowest level in 20 years at 14.6 percent.…

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Backlash and buy-in; addressing the perceived inequality of gender equality

Tired of hearing about gender inequality? Some people believe efforts to achieve gender equality have simply ‘gone too far’.

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Increasing the number of women on boards – it can and should be done

The last month was significant for Australia’s boards – both positively and negatively.

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Working mum: successful, part-time and sane. This is Jayne’s story

My story is not that unusual. Did well at school, went to uni, got a great job, travelled, lived overseas, got married, progressed well in a career I loved and then had kids. I have to say, when I was younger I never expected to be a stay at home mum.

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Marriage equality – a personal story of transforming the 7 year itch to the 7 year hitch.

On May 17 people all over Australia will stand against discrimination in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and queer (LGBTIQ) mates, colleagues and families. KPMG Enterprise Partner, Heather Hicks, shares her story of her recent marriage to her wife, Kate.

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On International Women’s Day: will you press for progress?

Today is International Women’s Day. The first international celebration was in 1911 as part of the Suffrage  Movement. Then it was about the right to vote; now it means a lot more to many women (and men) around the world.

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Everyday sexism; outdated stereotypes & throw away lines that entrench gender inequity

Have you ever used the phrase, “like a girl’? Run, “like a girl”; hit a ball, “like a girl”; cry, “like a girl”. This is everyday sexism.

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