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Western Australia Gender Economics Report- Autumn 2017

AUTUMN – WA   ‘UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT’

Page 1    WA’s new gov – gender balance good enough?
Page 3    Women’s Interest’s new minister
Page 4    Myths, misogyny & misunderstandings
Page 6    WA’s male boards – cultural misfits?
Page 7    Women in tech, Mother’s Day & GST

SNIPPETS

Page 2    When a lady pens a letter  /  Sexism, ageism an obstacle in politics
Page 5    Just typical WA
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The Western Australia Gender Report March 2017

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 8 MARCH 2017
Empower a Woman, Empower a Nation
In this report

Promises, promises  —  WA State Election
Women in government – the numbers
Rural women
and more

The Western Australia Gender Report February 2017

February/January review

Being heard in WA
Women’s March
Fight like a girl – advertise like a boy ?
Where did 2016 leave WA women?
Easter eggs + Monuments to the rape of WA
Good news 
Fines default, #IMissDhu and why her story is important

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The Western Australia Report 27 March 2016

In this week’s short Easter report:-

Women in Agriculture – a good start to the season
National issue – privacy risks in the census
WA women in govt – Justice Standing Committee
WA women in Justice – Her Honour Jane Crisford
12 weeks and 15 women dead
Battered wife appeals sentence

Keep your eyes on the website for the Special Focus “Vulnerability and the abuse of power” The Dhu inquest.

 

Centre for Gender Economics – For The Record, June 2016

June 2016 quick 2-page roundup of news and events in W.A. including:-

Awards received by WA Women
Childcare in WA
Labour force news
First woman appointed WA Chief Industrial Commissioner

…and more.  Grab the PDF at

Did you get the this month’s WA Report?  http://centreforgendereconomics.org/blog/

Coming soon  —  WA crime and violence update.

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Centre for Gender Economics W.A. Report – June 2016

June in WA

Before we vote
Education, childcare, work and the whole bang lot

is government keeping up with change?
7am to 7pm school days proposed
the Independent Public School movement

Could WA have two women running the show in 2017?

and other women in politics

Significant moves in women’s labour force stats in WA

and women at work

New research in gender bias
Women in Sport
What’s a woman’s life worth in WA?

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The Western Australia Report 21 February 2016

Going to hell in a handbag!

What’s WA Government doing for women?
What’s worrying women?

WA women & work

January labour force stats
RIRDC rural women nominees
WA women in the Arts

WA has health problems!

Death by a thousand cuts
Why WA can’t afford more nurses

Special Report

When the shoe is on the other foot…cont
Battered wife or calculating killer?

Violence Against Women

Lighten Up  Cinderella’s thong

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The Western Australia Report 20 March 2016

WA after International Women’s Day…Part 1

Stop Press! Is WA ordinary?
Don’t just recognise – realise!
Milestones or millstones?
The Antipodean Plughole Effect
Breaking through the confusion
Interconnected issues for women’s participation
Getting the gen on gender
WA Hall of Fame inductees
Childcare update
<3 Lending a hand.

 

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Centre for Gender Economics – Western Australia Report December 2016

 

December’s report  — 

Don’t let the (Xmas) turkeys get you down
The Felonious Few -v- The Miscreant Many – evidence-based report on FDV
The Cost of Christmas
Employment/Equal Opportunity/Pay Gap/Training & Education in 2016
The year that the world completely changed.

Wishing you all the very best of the season.

 

 

 

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The Western Australia Report 16 January 2016

From WA this week –

Air, fire & water – it’s elemental
Sex equality in the UK
What’s distorting your image?
December labour force stats for WA
Stress & Wellbeing in Australia
The stress of a healthy lifestyle
WA starts the count of dead women

Note: Join the discussion – don’t hesitate to comment

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The Western Australia Report 14 February 2016

In this week’s report:-
If the shoe fits – Sex Discrimination Commissioner appointed
Changes afoot – WA women in government
Wearing in the new shoes – youth struggling to gain experience
Hide the dirty socks – WA’s odd laws
Barefoot Bessie – the remarkable Bessie Rischbieth

Special Report

When the shoe is on the other foot – women and crime
Violence against women updates

 

 

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Centre for Gender Economics For The Record – WA April 2016

For The Record – WA April 2016

A quick update of things affecting women in Western Australia over the last month.

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Centre for Gender Economics WA Violence Report April 2016

Special Violence Report 24 April 2016

Week 16  —  26 Dead women
Children taken from childcare
Corruption & Crime Commission report ‘Response of WA Police to a Particular Incident of Domestic Violence’
Childcare centre to be investigated
Three women, one murder.

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The Centre for Gender Economics WA Report 24 April 2016

Apologies for late publication…..technical difficulties have been overcome.
24 April Report

Women’s Leadership —  demonstrating social outcomes
Seven Days in WA, including

Study on stalking
Rental affordability

See separate post for Violence Against Women Report

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The Western Australia Report – October 2016 Review

WA October Review
In the month before Trump, significant reports showed WA and Australia are not taking the direction women hope for.

Harsh reality for WA in October reports
Women and biz – the need to stay real
Jobs for the girls? What’s behind it?
She’s Price(d)less. Do we need to be the #NastyWoman
Does Australia value its women?
Step On the Crack…growing gaps

 

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WA Pay Equity & Equal Opportunity — May 2016

SPECIAL FOCUS REPORT

If you’ve ever wondered why W.A. lags behind in gender parity and diversity…..well, here’s how it goes!

“The gender pay gap in Western Australia is below the national average…”  Say WHAT??!!

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WA Report – For The Record – May 2016

A quick summary of May events and issues in W.A. of interest to women including:-

research reports
recognition of women and awards
political and social matters

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The Western Australia Report — May 2016

In May in WA:-

WA’s State Budget – not the Women’s Budget
WA Women – different women  —  different directions
WA goes it’s own way  —  Our Watch
Why more WA women return to work after maternity
WA trends in the labour force
Remarkable women

Quote of the month “…please let me know whether pay equity is still a policy project?” Lisa Baker MLA in Budget Estimates session.

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The Western Australian Report 9 January 2016

The week went very badly for WA’s south west;

Losing Yarloop
Women in sport – a little out of the ordinary
It’s just not cricket!
Job losses in health-care in WA
Happy Birthday Family Law – Who holds the Scales of Justice?
WA crime on a roll.

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The Western Australia Report 7 February 2016

WA – breaking records

Forgotten art
Climate, change and gender
WA’s criminal record. How safe are we?
Women & work – resources & agriculture
Grandmothers, childcare & financial support
What use are restraining orders?

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The Centre for Gender Economics — WA Report August 2016

In WA in August:-

welcome back olympic women

women speak  —  Is balancing family and career realistic?
what’s happening with the labour force?

EPD is 8 September for 2016!
This is what a world champion boxer looks like  —  counterstereotype WA
Women & Government

full-time equivalent staff in Women’s Interests
women and terrorism in WA  —  parliamentary debate
Anna Stewart Memorial Project
FDV accommodation
community legal funding

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The Western Australia Report 6 March 2016

This week – Celebrate International Women’s Day!

Focus: Raising Her Up

Money, Housing and Safety in WA

Anything he can do…Bad Girls

WA Women this week

As if we didn’t have enough to worry about

Snaps – or more cracks

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Centre for Gender Economics WA Report July 2016

In this month’s WA Report,

women of WA in the new federal government
the state of the state
going broke big-time in WA
WA women taking out the full-time jobs
‘Collateral damage’ –  downturns affecting the women of the south-west (and we don’t know who won the ‘Cowpat discus’ event!)
rental housing stress for owners and tenants  —  and Perth’s homeless
has violence against women become a non-topic in WA?
Women in STEM & Trades.

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Centre for Gender Economics — Western Australia Report September 2016

 

September in the West

Gender balance in gov – missed opportunity?
The issue of merit
Career options – scholarships
Online retirement program
Rural women / Climate Change
What’s happening with Domestic Violence laws in WA?

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The Western Australia Report 28 February 2016

International Women’s Day is coming soon!  Campaign theme: Pledge for Parity

CSW60 – Carol Hanlon Empowering Women
Designs for an ethical future
Don’t be a Pledge Veg – Parity in Perth
WA Women & Work – Geosciences jobs in decline
WA’s shrinking job market
How Sick is Health?
Two WA Women in government
1 week – no dead women
Gen Y Women of WA

 

 

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The Western Australia Report 31 January 2016

What’s happening in WA?

Women and work – more job losses
Women in health-care: nurses and midwives
National aged care – what matters to staff?
The hazards of a healthy lifestyle
WA women in government
Why are we talking about violence?
Ask a serious question……..

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The Western Australia Report 2 January 2016

Welcome to 2016!!

In this issue:-

Special Report!  WA Women’s Report Card 2015 released!
WA Women: Jobs lost, Rural woman, Bright young things…..
Women, Government & Family Health – grave questions.
Violence against women.
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The Western Australia Report 20151223

Season’s Greetings from WA – Be safe, be loved, be kind. Be ready for next year.

Listen to the sound of sirens….2015 in WA
What we really cared about
Fine Flouters and a very large sigh
One flew over……..WA going cuckoo
79 and counting. 
A little kindness

The Western Australian Report 11 December 2015

This week in WA

Boab Baubles
School holiday dilemma for the working Mum
Educating our future men
Women’s unemployment rate spikes
Mental health and police – a positive move!
After 108 years, we have a woman in the Gold Squad
Counting Dead Women – 3 weeks in a row.

The Western Australia Report 4 December 2015

This week’s women – Harvey takes the lead
Aiming to keep the balance
The Big Issues. Does Aussie Business have its priorities wrong?
Counting Dead Women
On the topic of respect
Blind Injustice, Serial Killers and Santa Claus