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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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.

Tell us your pregnancy discrimination horror stories

Saturday, 16 November 2013

Section: Latest News

The Sex Discrimination Commissioner, on behalf of the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission is conducting a review on discrimination relating to pregnancy at work and on return to work.

Australia's Auto Industry: Tell us what you think.

Saturday, 16 November 2013

Section: Latest News

In his first year of Government Tony Abbott will need to decide whether to choose the frying pan or the fire when it comes to automotive industry policy.

Professionals Australia Informer - Manufacturing

Thursday, 31 October 2013

Section: Industry Briefings

In our second issue we look at current trends and the outlook for Australia's manufacturing sector.

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