The Equality Rights Alliance (ERA) has called on the Federal Government to leverage the ground-breaking data work of the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) by giving the agency teeth to close the action gap among employers who report to it. “WGEA can’t currently drive transformative change because the Act suffers from weak standards and […]

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ABC News Link Author: Georgia Hitch Read the Business Insider Article Here Author: David Adams Read the Illawara Mercury Article here Author: Sally Whyte Link to 7 News Article Author: Marion Rae ERA’s Media Release on the Budget is available to read here. See below for other Organisation’s media releases. If your Organisation would like […]

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ERA is hosting its 2021 virtual Members Gathering from Monday, 15 February 2021 to Monday, 22 February 2021. Over its 18 year history, ERA has evolved significantly in response to a range of different challenges and changes in the world around us. As we move towards our 20th anniversary in 2022, it’s time to take stock […]

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ERA’s Helen Dalley-Fisher and Romy Listo wrote this piece for Broad Agenda. “Women, and particularly younger women, are overrepresented in casual and insecure work that lacks workplace protections and entitlements such as paid leave and superannuation contributions, and where working hours are less reliable, and periods of unemployment are more common. Entitlements, including domestic and family violence […]

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Today we are grieving the loss of Sue Salthouse, an extraordinary advocate for disability justice and women, and an ERA member rep for many years. Sue was a member of no fewer than four ERA member organisations (Women with Disabilities Australia, Women in Adult and Vocational Education, National Foundation of Australian Women and as we’ve […]

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