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The changes to the cap on non-concessional contributions is one of the features of the latest superannuation reform proposals.

Winners and losers from the government’s compromise on superannuation

The Coalition has reached a compromise to get its superannuation reform past its own party, but the changes will make it harder for women and older workers.
Research shows that even taking into account all the drivers of the gender pay gap there is still a large portion we can’t explain. Julian Smith/AAP

Will the real gender pay gap please stand up?

Misunderstandings about the gender pay gap diminish the importance of its impact, so it's time to explain the different ways it's measured.
Prof Emma Johnston at the Sydney Institute of Marine Science has always reported to a male supervisor, never a female. Maja Baska/UNSW AUSTRALIA

How men and women can help reduce gender bias in the workplace

Men still outnumber women in senior positions in Australian universities and other workplaces. Women are pushing for change but it's men who can help redress the gender balance.
Blame the period! A satirical look at some of the excuses why more women don’t go into ITC jobs. Girls Who Code/YouTube/Screenshot

The real reason more women don’t code

Some of the myths about why more women don't code and get jobs in ICT are shown in a new satirical campaign. But is raising a woman's menstrual cycle the right way to go?
The study found that the average total remuneration for female managers was equal to just the base salary for their male counterparts. From

Female senior managers paid $100,000 less than their male counterparts: study

Women receive less pay than men, especially at a top management level, and are less represented on the board of organisations, a new study has found.
Women are the key to encouraging more female academics to seek promotions. Shutterstock/

Here’s how to get more women promoted to top jobs in universities

Men outnumber women almost two-to one in senior academic positions in Australia's universities. But there is a way that female academics can play a vital role in bridging that gap.
Dagne Mojo (centre) and Petr Matous (right) discuss resource-conserving technologies with the inhabitants of Arsi Zone, Ethiopia. Tatsuya Ishikawa

Engineers don’t just build things, they can help save the world

The role of an engineer has diversified over the years to be something more than just building structures. But that is yet to be reflected in the way we teach the engineers of the future.

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