Talking to the politicians

Find out more about what Tanya Plibersek and Karen Andrews have to say about women and girls in VET

Equal Pay Day

Equal Pay Day

Tomorrow, Thursday 8th September, is Equal Pay Day 2016. Equal Pay Day marks the additional time from the end of the previous financial year that women must work to earn the same as men. The date is calculated with reference to the national gender pay gap, which is currently 16.2%. The Workplace Gender Equality Agency determines the national gender pay gap using Average Weekly Earnings data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. This data shows that over the previous twelve month period on average men working full-time earned $1613.60 per week, while women earned $1352.50 – a difference of $261.10 per week....
WAVE submission to VET FEE-HELP Inquiry

WAVE submission to VET FEE-HELP Inquiry

The misuse of VET FEE-HELP by unscrupulous VET providers has had a significant impact on many women and girls. WAVE Submission to Senate Inquiry into VET Fee- Help...

WAVE joins international coalitions

WAVE is now a member of the Post 2015 Women’s Coalition and Women Major’s Group.  Both of these coalitions are NGOs working in the area of gender, applying a gender lens to UN policies and discussions, as well as other international happenings. WAVE has been increasing its advocacy work on an international basis. To find out more about Post 2015 Women’s Coalition, go to  http://www.post2015women.com, and for the Women’s Major...