A new report from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency found that although women's participation in the workplace has increased overall, they earn more money in female-dominated industries—healthcare, social assistance, education, training— than male-dominated industries like construction, finance and mining.
According to the report, the number of women in financial and insurance services dropped from 58.1 percent in 1995 to 51.1 percent in 2015.
Libby Lyons, the director of the Workplace Gender Equality Agency suggests, “If we are serious about being an innovation nation, we need to start improving gender diversity in industries that will be growth areas in the years to come.” Check out the full story.
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