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Tuesday 27 October 2015
Featured Film News

representation and the pay gap: investigation launched to look into gender discrimination in hollywood

Arabella Close
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An official investigation into gender discrimination in Hollywood could be the first step in a class action lawsuit against major Hollywood studios. Fifty female directors have been asked by The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to detail any mistreatment they may have experienced in relation to their work. The investigation is in response to a formal…
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Thursday 4 July 2013
News

in brief: women at million dollar superannuation disadvantage

Amy Nicholls-Diver
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Men have 63 per cent of the nation’s $1 trillion in super, which equates to a financial disadvantage of approximately $1million dollars for women. The statistics come from super fund First State Super, which quotes ACTU and federal government studies. The stats also indicate that women are further disadvantaged by taking time off work to…
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Thursday 30 May 2013
Featured News

gender and journalism: fighting to be equal

Michelle See-Tho
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  Women in the workplace is not a new concept. Neither are women in the media. Yet for some reason, both are governed by old-fashioned schools of thought. The issue of women in the media has been fairly prevalent recently, with studies showing the widening pay gap between female and male journalists, as well as…
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Thursday 23 May 2013
News

in brief: women cricketers get pay rise but gender gap remains

Amy Nicholls-Diver
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Cricket Australia has announced a significant restructuring of their contracting system that will result in a sharp pay increase for female International and State players. Top-tiered female athletes will be paid a maximum of $52,000 which is more than double the current figure of $15,000. As a minimum, players will receive a $25,000 retainer, up…
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Friday 4 January 2013
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in brief: female graduate pay gap doubles

Amy Nicholls-Diver
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Figures released on Thursday show that the pay gap between male and female graduates has doubled in the last year. The news comes less than two months after the senate passed the Equal Opportunity in the Workplace Amendment, which aims to reverse the trend of inequality in the workplace. Statistics released by the Workplace Gender…
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Thursday 25 October 2012
Featured News

in brief: latest amp-natsem report highlights womens’ economic disadvantage

Broede Carmody
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Being female is an economic disadvantage, according to the latest AMP-NATSEM report. The report states that Australians who finish high school earn an average $2.07 million in their lifetime. This is in comparison to roughly $1.74 million for people who did not complete year 12. However men have a significant advantage over women, irrespective of…
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Sunday 20 November 2011
Culture Featured

feminist news round-up 20.11.11

Erin Stewart
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This new column will summarise events that have happened in the last week relevant to women, feminism, and sexuality and link you to related articles. It will also offer a brief analysis on some stories. This column is still finding its feet, so please feel free to give us feedback, as well as any news…
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Sunday 13 November 2011
Culture Featured

feminist news round-up 13.11.11

Erin Stewart
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This new column will summarise events that have happened in the last week relevant to women, feminism, and sexuality and link you to related articles. It will also offer a brief analysis on some stories. This column is still finding its feet, so please feel free to give us feedback, as well as any news…
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