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Senate Select Committee on Job Security

Discrimination Sex Discrimination

Senate Select Committee on Job Security

Summary

The nature and level of women’s employment is the most significant factor influencing Australia’s position on gender equality, which harms women, families, communities, and the economy. According to KPMG modelling, halving the gap between men’s and women’s workforce participation in Australia would produce an additional $60 billion in GDP by 2038, and cumulative living standards would increase by $140 billion.