Tradeswomen Australia National Online Summit
Tuesday 9 June 2020 5.30pm-6.30pm
Ron Smith, Media Communications – Mobile: 0417 329 201
Managing Director of Tradeswomen Australia, Fiona McDonald today said the end of wage discrimination against women, who retire on average with half the savings of men, is an issue that impacts on women and families across Australia.
Next Tuesday, Tradeswomen Australia will hold a national online summit ‘Your Money, Super and Planning for your Future’ with two leading experts on women’s superannuation.
Pascale Helyar-Moray has over 20 years financial services, marketing and brand-building experience. Her most recent role was as CEO of Human Super, a superannuation fund crafted for women.
Christina Hobbs is an experienced Board Director in the superannuation industry and a former Deloitte Management Consultant. She has worked as a humanitarian and financial inclusion expert.
The Online Summit is open to the industry and business and is one of a series of programs providing an interactive opportunity for organisations, small business, and tradespeople to be involved directly in discussion of industry issues
Gender workplace statistics at a glance 2019-20
- Women comprise 47.4% of all employed persons in Australia; 25.8% of all employed persons are women working full-time, and 21.6% are working part-time* (ABS 2020, Labour Force).
- Women constitute 37.7% of all full-time employees and 68.2% of all part-time employees (ABS 2020, Labour Force).
- The workforce participation rate** is 61.4% for women and 70.9% for men (ABS 2020, Labour Force).
- The workforce participation rate among those aged 15-64 years is 74.5% for women and 83.1% for men (ABS 2020, Labour Force)
The Gender Equality Council Website: https://www.wgea.gov.au/data/fact-sheets/gender-workplace-statistics-at-a-glance