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  • Workplace Gender Equality Agency  is an Australian Government statutory agency created by the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012. The Agency is charged with promoting and improving gender equality in Australian workplaces. It works collaboratively with employers, providing advice, practical tools and education to help them improve their gender performance.
  • Gender Pay Gap Calculator  is an interactive module that provides analysis on gender pay differences in Australian workplaces.
  • Workplace Gender Equality eLearning Modules  focusing on Using the gender pay gap calculator, What is workplace gender equality?
  • Gender Strategy Toolkit  has been developed to help organisations leverage the value of the benchmark data in a strategic, structured and sustainable way. The toolkit also provides guidance for those organisations aiming to adopt best practice or become WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality1 (EOCGE).
  • Women in male-dominated industries: A toolkit of strategies provides practical suggestions and examples of different kinds of workplace strategies and mechanisms across four areas of: attraction, recruitment, retention and development of women.
  • Chief Executive Women Gender Diversity Kit has been developed to help organisations understand the "fact gap" and what needs to be done to attract, develop and ensure employee retention of female talent.
  • Male Champions of Change  strategy involves men of power and influence forming a high profile coalition to achieve change on gender equality issues in organisations and communities
  • Catalyst is the leading non-profit organization that seeks to accelerate progress for women through workplace inclusion. They are dedicated to creating workplaces where employees representing every dimension of diversity can thrive.
  • The Australian Human Rights Commission work on Sex Discrimination provides news, publications and guides on the work of the Australia Human Rights Commission work on Sex Discrimination.
  • The Fair Work Commission are responsible for maintaining a safety net of minimum wages and employment conditions, as well as a range of other workplace functions and regulation.
  • Women on Boards is an independent and action-oriented social enterprise with a proud history of supporting women to leverage their professional skills and experience into non-executive-director and other board level roles.
  • The IPAA Women’s Leadership Network aims to increase representation and support women in senior public sector leadership.
  • The gender decoder may help to design job advertisements that appeal to both women and men by checking for gender bias in the language used.