Redland City Bulletin

It pays to be a man in Australia: gender pay gap at every large employer exposed

Karen Barlow
Updated February 27 2024 - 7:27am, first published 6:20am
A man and a woman work at laptops back to back but there's a substantial gap between men's and women's pay in Australia. Picture by Elesa Kurtz
A man and a woman work at laptops back to back but there's a substantial gap between men's and women's pay in Australia. Picture by Elesa Kurtz

Women earn more than men at just 8 per cent of Australia's larger private sector employers, a landmark new gender pay gap report shows.

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au