A Labor Government will lead a national push to help close the gender pay gap.
The national gender pay gap is 13.8%, calculated by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA).
If you factor in total earnings – like bonuses and overtime – the gap grows to 16%. In some states it’s over 20%.
On average, women working full-time earned $1591.20 while men working full-time earned $1,846.50.
A Labor Government will lead a national push to help close the gender pay gap and increase pay for women workers – particularly in caring jobs, by:
You can read more about our policies to close the gender pay gap in Australian Women. Labor’s Plan for a Better Future.