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Election 2014 - Party Policies - Women

Election 2014 - Party Policies - Women

Women

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  • Progress pay equity and protect the requirement for equal pay.
  • Support organisations that are working to increase the participation of women in high-level positions.
  • Develop a comprehensive plan to appropriately respond to and ultimately reduce the levels of sexual violence.
  • Develop a national action plan towards gender equality based on wide consultation with a variety of women, and ensure government priorities reflect the plan. (more here)

  • Extend Paid Parental Leave from 14 weeks to 26 weeks, in line with Sue Moroney’s member bill.
  • Reinstate the 50% goal for women on state sector boards.
  • Provide $60 million over four years for family and sexual violence to support front line services, primary prevention, and education. This includes increased support for transitional housing.
  • Reform the justice system to provide real justice to survivors while protecting the right to be presumed innocent. This includes providing specialist training.
  • Introduce free GP visits for all pregnant women. (more here)

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  • Encourage women into education, training, and career paths appropriate for our future economy.
  • Raise awareness of unconscious bias when it comes to gender and employment issues and promote the benefits of flexible workplaces to ensure women have no barriers to success.
  • Encourage women on boards and in leadership positions by aiming for the aspirational goal of having participation of women in governance at 45 per cent within the public sector and continuing to engage with business to promote more participation by women on boards and in senior roles.
  • Implement our cross-Government plan to address the issue of violence, better support victims and work to reduce reoffending.
  • Expand paid parental leave and increase parental tax credits. (more here)

   

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