Women in Education
Equal Pay Day 2020August 28, 2020
Today marks the 59 additional days from the end of the previous financial year that women, on average, must work to earn the same as men in that year.
Online safetyAugust 12, 2020
International research has identified that women and girls are subjected to very high levels of online abuse simply because they are women.
Need for lactation support highlighted during World Breastfeeding WeekAugust 06, 2020
The World Health Organization and United Nations Children’s Fund have called on governments to protect and promote women’s access to skilled breastfeeding counselling, which is a critical component of breastfeeding support.
Menopause can lead to discriminationMay 21, 2020
Going through menopause while working can be difficult. Menopause typically occurs for women between 45-55 years of age and is often preceded by peri-menopause.
Make your voice heard on family and domestic violenceMarch 18, 2020
In response to the recent horrific murders of Hannah Clarke and her three children in Queensland in February, many people are questioning how this can happen.
Sexual harassment pervasive in Australian workplacesMarch 12, 2020
A national inquiry has found that sexual harassment in Australian workplaces is “widespread and pervasive” and equally shocking is the “gendered and intersectional nature of workplace sexual harassment”.
Maternity leave in schoolsMarch 06, 2020
People use the term “maternity leave” to refer to a range of rights and entitlements related to pregnancy. However, those entitlements can vary depending on the nature of employment.
Union campaigning is a time investment worth your whileFebruary 11, 2020
In keeping with the idea that you should give your time to the things that make the biggest difference, devote some of your time to participating in Federation activities, says member activist Guv Johal
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