Gender Equity in Housing

A new policy paper from the National Foundation of Australian Women was released today in time for IWD. Here is the media release and data sheet on the stats. Women’s housing needs and situations are shaped, in large part, by economic inequality, violence against women and significant caring responsibilities. The Commonwealth Government’s approach to housing…

Groceries: packaged food #beanamechanger

Cadbury (Mondolez International): 1/ 11 Brands: Boost, Cadbury, Cherry Ripe, Crunchie, Freddo, Picnic, Roses, Time Out Board of Directors Chair and CEO: Dirk Directors: Maurizio, Tim, Brian, Rob, Alejandro, Karen, Daniel, Gerhard, Glen, Hubert

Banks #beanamechanger

Westpac: 2/9, more men named Peter than women Board of Directors: Lindsay, Brian, Nerida, Ewen, Alison, Craig, Peter 1, Peter 2, Peter 3 Commonwealth: 4/10 Chair: Catherine CEO: Matt Directors: Shirish, David, Brian, Andrew, Mary, Wendy, Anne, Rob NAB: 3/10 Chair: Ken CEO: Andrew Directors: David, Philip, Peeyush, Anne, Geraldine, Doug, Ann, Anthony ANZ: 3/9,…

Supermarkets #beanamechanger

Woolworths Board of Directors: 4/9 Chair: Gordon CEO: Brad Board members: Jillian, Holly, Siobhan, Scott, Kathee, Michael, Richard Coles Board of Directors (Wesfarmers): 3/10 Chair: Michael MD: Rob Board members: Paul, Bill, James, Tony, Wayne, Diane, Vanessa, Jennifer IGA Board of Directors (Metcash): 5/9 Chair: Robert CEO: Jeff Board members: Patrick, Fiona, Anne, Tonianne, Murray,…

NSW leads on closing the gender pay gap

The pay disparity between men and women in NSW shrank more than in any state last year, helping to reduce the Australia-wide gender pay gap to the narrowest it’s been in over a decade.

42.7% of Australian Government Board Members are women

As at 30 June 2017, there were 337 boards with a total of 2,508 members. Of these, 1,072 board members (42.7 per cent) were women. This compares to 30 June 2016, when there were 332 boards with a total of 2,351 members, 953 (40.5 per cent) of whom were women.

Slow work on the Global Gender Gap

The most challenging gender gaps remain in the economic and health spheres. Given the continued widening of the economic gender gap, it will now not be closed for another 217 years.