17 June 2016 by Susan Maury When a gender lens is applied to government policy, it becomes clear that women experience the consequences of policy differently to men.  In this post, Policy Whisperer Susan Maury introduces the Women’s Policy Action Tank and why there is a need for highlighting women’s needs in the policy arena.

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ERA joined with 28 other organisations in the women’s and gender equality movement to make this submission on the importance of retaining contributions from both Government and employers in the Paid Parental Leave scheme. WORD Paid Parental Leave Submission PDF Paid Parental Leave Submission

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ERA welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the Australian Government Boards (Gender Balanced Representation) Bill 2015 inquiry. The Bill is a promising and necessary measure to achieve the implementation of what is already existing policy- the Federal Government’s 40:40:20 target to achieve gender balance on Australian Government Boards…

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Endorsed by the National Women’s Alliances. The lack of housing affordability in Australia has become a chronic problem that has steadily worsened over the last decade. Rental and home purchase affordability is in decline and housing stress in on the rise…

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