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