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Workplace gender equality

21 June 2013

As some of you may be aware, in 2012, the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace (EOWA) Act 1999 was renamed Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012. The act has a new focus on improving gender equality at work by offering both women and men the same opportunities and looking to balance paid work and caring/family responsibilities.

This legislation is administered by the Workplace Gender Equality (WGE) Agency and requires organisations with more than 100 employees to annually report their gender profile.

Comparison (TIO vs Australia)
Australia (all industries)
Australian Telco industry
Female workforce participation
Female representation of part time workers
Female representation of full time workers
 *Australian data provided by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency 2013

As required by law, the TIO Workplace Gender Equality public report 2013 was submitted on 27 May 2013 to the WGE Agency. You can access a copy of this report by going to the TIO website, under the Publications page. You are encouraged to send any comments or feedback you may have on the report by email to You can also send comments directly to the WGE Agency through their website:

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