Office for Women

The Australian Government is committed to strengthening the provision of gender analysis, advice and mainstreaming across Government.

The Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women (Minister) works with other Government Ministers to ensure that women’s issues and gender equality are taken into consideration in policy and program development and implementation.

The Office for Women (OfW) supports the Minister in this role, and is the central source of advice for Government agencies on the impact of Government policies and programmes for Australian women.

Latest Updates

Gender indicators and evidence

The 8th release of the Australian Bureau of Statistics Gender Indicators is out.

The Gender Indicators presents a summary of gender disaggregated data in six domains: Economic security, Education, Health, Work and family balance, Safety and justice, and Democracy, governance and...

International engagement

Working with other departments and agencies, the Office for Women plays a key role in developing and coordinating the Australian Government’s policy advice on international matters relating to gender equality and women’s empowerment, including: