Current Activities and Projects

AGEC will achieve its mission through direct programs, targeted research, public advocacy and policy development as well as through support for the initiatives of other like-minded organisations. AGEC is currently involved in multiple initiatives. To explore what we are currently doing, see below.

Current Campaigns

Here is your opportunity to drive change towards gender equality in Australia

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Media

Upcoming Events

November 2018

In November 2018, AGEC will release its first research report into Gender Differences in Career Aspirations, Self Confidence and Leadership.

March 2019

In March 2019, AGEC will bring its members together for its second member forum. At this forum AGEC will produce its Manifesto and decide upon its next national campaign.

News

18th September 2018

On the 18th September 2018, the Australian Gender Equality Council was officially launched to the Australian public.  To mark the launch, AGEC released its campaign video, titled “It’s Time.” The video acknowledges the work and efforts of the suffragettes and the...

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11th April 2018

On the 11th April, 2018, the Australian Gender Equality Council held its first members forum. Presentations were given outlining Australia’s continual decline in its world standing on matters of gender equality, including the glacial progress of women into senior...

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11th April 2017

On the 11th April 2017, the Australian Gender Equality Council was registered as a Charity by the Australian Charities and Not for Profits Commission under two purposes: The promotion of human rights Advancing public debate AGEC notified its members that it looked...

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12th December, 2016

On the 12th December, 2016, the Australian Gender Equality Council was registered as a public company limited by guarantee. ACN 616 402 414. Back to News

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16th June 2017

  On the 16th June 2017, the workshop group of leading national bodies representing women in the workplace reconvened to consider the structure of a National Body and its mission, vision and objectives. The workshop unanimously agreed to the form this national body...

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24th & 25th November 2015

On the 24th & 25th November, 2015 30 delegates from leading national organisations and national bodies representing women in various industry sectors were invited by the University of Queensland to participate in a two-day workshop to discuss the formation...

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Current Projects

National Gender Equality Education Program for High Schools

National Gender Equality Education Program for High Schools

In partnership with the Alliance of Girl Schools Australasia, based on a comprehensive study of attitudes to gender inequality of 10,000 school girls and boys, the program aims to raise awareness of the issue of gender inequality and develop resources for schools across Australia.

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Modelling the gender pay gap and superannuation outcomes for women

Modelling the gender pay gap and superannuation outcomes for women

Collaborating with FINSIA, the WGEA and the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law at UQ, AGEC will model the causes and impact of the gender pay and superannuation gap. It will undertake analysis of the contributing factors to form the basis of recommended changes to government policy and workplace practice.

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