Workplace Gender Equality Amendment (Closing the Gender Pay Gap) Bill 2023
The Law Council of Australia welcomes the opportunity to provide a submission to the Senate Finance and Public Administration Committee (the Committee) for the purposes of its inquiry into the Workplace Gender Equality Amendment (Closing the Gender Pay Gap) Bill 2023 (Cth) (the Bill).
In the time available, the Law Council has not had an opportunity to consult with all of its constituent bodies on this submission. It has relied on the expert contributions of members of the Law Council’s Equal Opportunity Committee and National Human Rights Committee and its constituent body, Law Firms Australia, to inform this submission. As a result, this submission reflects the Law Council’s preliminary views.