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International Women’s Day

Julie Bishop: women in leadership

VIDEO: Minister for Foreign Affairs and Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party, Julie Bishop kicked off International Women's Day celebrations early this year with an address to public servants. Read More

Be bold enough to be introspective for change

"Be bold for change" was the theme for International Women's Day this year. Australian Public Service chief Dr Martin Parkinson argues this means leaders must put their own assumptions and biases under the microscope. Read More

‘We are not there yet’: Michaelia Cash on IWD

"We have to do more", Michaelia Cash, Minister for Women, reminded a pre-International Women's Day breakfast. "60% of families with kids have a full time working dad and part time or stay at home mum. Reverse the situation and the statistic drops to just 3%." Read More

Overcoming the flexibility stigma in the APS

Staff shouldn't need a good excuse like caring responsibilities to go part-time or make use of other kinds of flexible work arrangements, argue researchers Meraiah Foley and Sue Williamson. This stigmatises those who do use them. Read More