Blueprint for gender equity

By Angela Dorizas Governments must set gender equality targets for government boards and amend procurement procedures to encourage equal opportunity, the Sex Discrimination Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick has said. At the launch of her Gender Equality Blueprint at the National Press Club last week, Ms Broderick called on the Australian Government to follow the lead of state and […]

New alliance calls for equal pay

Working women still earn 17 per cent less than men, says the Equal Pay Alliance. Image: iStock. By Angela Dorizas A new alliance has called on government to close the gender pay gap. The Equal Pay Alliance was officially launched today to coincide with Equal Pay Day. It comprises 135 representatives from business, unions and […]

Over 45s facing ‘systematic’ discrimination

Unlawful age discrimination is affecting the employment opportunities of Australians and urgently needs to be stamped out, the Commissioner for Age Discrimination has said. In a speech to the Australian Institute of Family Studies, Commissioner for Age Discrimination, Elizabeth Broderick, said that age discrimination is likely to touch the lives of most people earlier than they think, […]


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