“In relation to gender pay equity in Australia we still seem to be operating in an environment of bubble skirts and ‘choose life’ t-shirts – we’re still at the beginning of the 80s." NSW Minister for Women, Verity Firth. Photo: iStock.
Governments within Australia pride themselves on being employers of choice for women. But despite the best efforts of public sector employers to help women get ahead, the glass ceiling is still very much intact. Angela Dorizas investigates what’s holding women back.
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