ERA has released our pre-budget submission to the 2021 federal budget process, with a strong focus on the need for gender responsive budgeting.
After consultations with ERA members, ECEC providers and academics, ERA has developed a policy position on ECEC which reflects the critical role played by ECEC in promoting gender equality for women and optimal outcomes for girls.
ERA worked with the National Older Women’s Housing and Homelessness Working Group on this article which was published in Parity in October 2020.
This article by Helen Dalley-Fisher was published in Parity in October 2020
After months of consultation with academics, members, partner organisations and current and former public servants, ERA has produced a policy statement which summarises the key elements of a functional Gender Responsive Budgeting system for the federal government.
ERA has joined with sixteen other organisations to call for a new approach to budgeting which will bring women’s needs into sharper focus. Read more: Media Release: Calls for structural change to budget are building as women are left behind
Calls for structural change to budget are building as women are left behind Following last Tuesday’s budget announcement, there is a growing consensus that the federal budget needs fundamental change. Seventeen organisations have come together to call for a new approach to budgeting which will bring women’s needs into sharper focus. “The Minister for Women, […]
The second Women’s Economic Security Statement is a positive outcome for women, but the Federal budget lacks the structural changes and analysis that are sorely needed by women struggling under COVID-19, says Equality Rights Alliance. Alongside the Budget handed down on Tuesday, the Minister for Women delivered a Women’s Economic Security Statement Package outlining […]
ERA’s Romy Listo has written this piece for Broad Agenda. “Measures such as these may threaten households’ and women’s economic security and push women toward more unpaid care. As a result, they risk entrenching both the devaluing of all care work and the broader social norms in which women care, and men earn. As the […]
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