better financial outcomes needed


Statistics show high pay discrepancy between genders in healthcare.


report by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on gender difference released in January 2019 listed the healthcare industry as having the highest pay discrepancy between genders.

Despite representing 79 per cent of the health workforce, women are paid 25 per cent less per hour than men.

According to the data, the gender gap has not moved over the last 10 years, with women earning 11 per cent less than men.


Clearly, something has to change.

At HESTA, 80 per cent of our members are women and many work in healthcare and community services. That’s why we’re taking proactive steps to help advance our members’ economic outcomes.


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