Women in Education
#WeWontWait lobbying efforts achieve extra time and money that will save livesAugust 15, 2022
The introduction of 10 days of paid family and domestic violence leave into the National Employment Standards will save lives.
Governments yet to take actionMay 26, 2022
The recommendations from a landmark report on Australia’s First Nations women and girls from 2020 have yet to be realised.
Why we still need the Women’s ProgramMarch 23, 2022
Our Women’s Program promotes women members’ activism within Federation and across the broader union movement to ensure vigilance and ongoing advocacy in the area of women’s equality.
Increased salaries are essential for women's financial securityDecember 09, 2021
It is more important than ever for women to take an active interest in the remuneration they should receive and ensure their financial security, by being part of Federation’s More Than Thanks campaign.
Support 16 days focusing on ending violence against women and girlsNovember 25, 2021
Federation supports the United Nations 16 Days of Action for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, which begins today (25 November), the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and runs until Human Rights Day on 10 December.
Why women need to lead for better remuneration and working conditionsNovember 12, 2021
The culture of education systems and their management structures, wages, working conditions and organisational practices transmit strong messages about the value placed on the contribution and participation of women.
All workers should have access to paid family and domestic violence leaveOctober 20, 2021
Paid family and domestic violence leave can give a person the time, support and job security they need to escape and recover from an abusive relationship. While one in three employers now offer this leave (including State and Territory Governments) too many employees are still missing out.
Make the workplace more menopause-friendlyOctober 18, 2021
World Menopause Day is held every year on 18 October to raise awareness about menopause and the support options available for improving health and wellbeing.
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