DCA has made a submission in response to the review of the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012.
DCA believes that the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012 (the Act) has been a critical tool in Australia’s approach to addressing workplace gender equality. However, as the Act has been in place for some time, we believe there are opportunities to strengthen it through the collection of more nuanced and intersectional data, and through stronger advocacy on the part of the Agency, for example, to address specific drivers of the gender pay gap.
As a member-based organisation, it is extremely important to DCA that our submission reflects the views of the DCA membership. Therefore, in preparing this submission we surveyed DCA members about a range of relevant issues raised in the consultation paper. This submission reflects the over 100 responses we received in our consultation as well as DCA’s views based on our research and experience in D&I over many years.