Part of Professionals Australia

Professional Women

We actively advocate for the greater participation and status of professional women in engineering, science and other technical professions.  

With skills shortages in engineering and science, there is now a compelling business imperative for organisations to maximise the vital contribution of professional women.

Advocacy and Commentary

- Professionals Australia highlights role of women in meeting skills shortages

- CEO signs the UN's Women's Empowerment Principles

- Professionals Australia supports Consult Australia's Diverse Approaches initiative

Think you know the facts about equal pay?

Most people think equal pay was achieved in the 1970s. Here's a video about the reality of pay equity in 2012.  Sam and Steve - An Equal Pay Story.


News & Articles for Professional-Women

 
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Medical Science Matters - SA Public Sector EBA 2014

Friday, 27 June 2014

Section: Latest News

Wednesday of this week saw the first Enterprise Bargaining meeting between Medical Scientists, Public Sector Workforce Relations (PSWR) and Health.

Notice to members: Advice of rule change from Fair Work Commission

Thursday, 26 June 2014

Section: Latest News

Members please note a rule change in relation to the Association's governance structure.

Chris Walton discusses the impacts of higher priced degrees

Monday, 26 May 2014

Section: Latest News

Professionals Australia CEO Chris Walton has raised the impacts of rising university costs on engineering graduate career choices in an interview with the ABC's Jon Faine.

Professionals Australia criticises return to 1950s 'punch-clock' mentality

Saturday, 19 April 2014

Section: Latest News

Professionals Australia has criticised the government's 1950s “punch-clock” mentality, saying that public servants already work hundreds of hours in unpaid overtime due to ongoing workforce cuts.

The Case for Medical Science

Wednesday, 12 February 2014

Section: Latest News

More and more medical scientists are joining the call for better investment in their profession and greater recognition for the professionals performing this vital work.

2014 Science meets Parliament - Applications Open

Saturday, 25 January 2014

Section: Latest News

Want to learn the best ways to communicate your science message and influence decision-makers in Canberra?

Election Notice - Stage 3 Nominations Now Open

Friday, 17 January 2014

Section: Latest News

Stage 3 nominations are now open to Professionals Australia members.

Looking for workplace advice over Christmas?

Thursday, 19 December 2013

Section: Latest News

Professionals Australia extends to all members our best wishes for the holiday season. Our offices will be closed from 20 December to 6 January 2014.

QLD move to change Industrial Relations Act

Saturday, 16 November 2013

Section: Latest News

The Queensland Government has moved to change the Industrial Relations Act 1999 to limit union negotiating outcomes and access to members.

RedR Australia: Philippines Appeal

Saturday, 16 November 2013

Section: Latest News

Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines on 8 November, bringing death and destruction to nine regions of the country.

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