Engagement & impact

Women in Economics National Press Club Address 2021
Hosted by Laura Tingle, joined by Gabriela D’Souza and Dr Sarah Hunter

Consultancy and submissions

Public Hearings on Paid Parental Leave Amendment (Improvements for Families and Gender Equality) Bill 🔗
Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs, Parliament of Australia (2023)

Submission to Australian Treasury Employment White Paper 🔗
Treasury, Australian Government (2023)

Gender Dimensions of the Australian Cyber Security Sector 🔗
Research Report for Australian Women in Security Network (AWSN), co-authored by Risse, L., Beamond, M., Hall, J., Wang, Y,. Warren, M.J., Barua, B. and Kondylas, V. Published by RMIT University Centre for Cyber Security Research and Innovation (2023)

Submission to the Select Committee on Work and Care 🔗
Senate Committee, Australian Government (2022)

Submission to Review of the Workplace Gender Equality Act 🔗
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, Australian Government (2021)

‘Evidence-based steps towards economic equity for Victorian women: An analytical report to support the Victorian Inquiry’ 🔗
Report for Inquiry into Economic Equity of Victorian Women, Department of Treasury and Finance, Victorian Government (2021)

‘What more does the Victorian Budget need for an inclusive recovery’ 🔗
Report for Equal Workplaces Advisory Council (EWAC), Department of Premier and Cabinet, Victoria Government, Co-authored with Angela Jackson, Equity Economics (2021)

Submission to Inquiry into Economic Equity for Victorian Women 🔗
Victorian Government (2021)

‘Gender Responsive Budgeting for Queensland: A gender impact analysis of the Queensland State Budget’ 🔗
Report for the Queensland Council Of Social Service (QCOSS) (2021)

‘Gender Responsive Budgeting: Locking in Queensland’s momentum towards gender equality’ 🔗
Report for the Queensland Council Of Social Service (QCOSS) (2021)

Submission to Queensland Women’s Strategy 🔗
Office for Women, Queensland Government (2021)

‘Changing the Trajectory: Investing in Women for a Fairer Future’ 🔗
Report for Australians Investing In Women (AIIW), Co-authored with Angela Jackson, Equity Economics (2021)

Gender-wise investing: A springboard for Australia’s recovery 🔗
Report for Australians Investing In Women (AIIW), Co-authored with Angela Jackson, Equity Economics (2021)

‘Harnessing the research evidence to develop your Gender Equality Action Plan’
Executive Staff Workshop, Department of Education and Training, Victorian Government (2021)

‘Navigating a path to gender equality What does the evidence say? And how can we put the evidence into action?’
Gender Equality Staff Seminar, Department of Education and Training, Victorian Government (2021)

Fiscal Outlook, Gender Lens on the Budget 🔗
National Foundation for Australian Women, Contributing author (2020, 2021, 2022)

‘Gender equity as a driver of growth: Policies for an inclusive economic recovery for Victoria’
Report for Equal Workplaces Advisory Council (EWAC), Department of Premier and Cabinet, Victoria Government, Co-authored with Angela Jackson (2020)

Submission on Gender Responsive Budgeting 🔗
Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit Review of the Operations of the Parliamentary Budget Office 2019-Australian Parliamentary Budget Office, Co-authored with Angela Jackson (2020)

Submission on Gender Responsive Budgeting 🔗
Inquiry on Gender Responsive Budgeting, Parliament of Victoria, Co-authored with Angela Jackson (2019)

Proposed changes to the Higher Education Contribution Scheme: A statement from the Women in Economics Network 🔗
Authored on behalf of the Women in Economics Network, Submission to the Prime Minister, Minister for Education, and Minister for Women (2020)

Australian Gender Economics Workshop 2019: Event report and evaluation 🔗
Authored on behalf of the AGEW Organising Committee and Women in Economics Network (2019)

Time Use Survey Reference Group
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), Australian Government (2019–2022)

Australian Gender Economics Workshop Policy Brief 🔗
Authored on behalf of the Women in Economics Network (WEN) for the Office for Women, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, and the Department of Jobs and Small Business, Australian Government (2018)

Behavioural Insights and Gender Equality Deliberative Forum and Leading Thinkers Taskforce, VicHealth, Victorian Government, Melbourne (2018–2020)

Advancing Queensland Women: Women’s Economic Security
Policy consultation paper for the Office for Women, Queensland Department of Communities, Queensland Government (2012)

Contributing author to Australian Government Productivity Commission Inquiry Reports
‘Geographic Labour Mobility’ (2014) 🔗
‘Looking Back on Structural Change in Australia’ (2013) 🔗
‘Schools Workforce’ (2012) 🔗
‘Vocational Education and Training Workforce’ (2011) 🔗
‘Performance of Public and Private Hospitals: Multivariate Analysis’ (2010) 🔗
‘Performance of Public and Private Hospitals’ (2009) 🔗


GUEST SPEAKer / Panellist

Developments in work and wellbeing for contemporary Australia, Policy Roundtable 🔗
Invited Participant, Hosted by Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (Canberra 2023)

Cracking the Code for DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality 🔗
Keynote Address, International Women’s Day, Australian Women in Security Network (Melbourne 2023)

Equal opportunities and pay for women 🔗
Presentation at Jobs and Skills Summit, Hosted by Australian Government, Parliament House (Canberra 2022) 🔗

Gender Responsive Policymaking and Budgeting 🔗
Women in Economics Network Webinar (2022)

‘Gender-responsive policy, budgets and legislation’ 🔗
Pathways to Politics for Women, Interview with Dr Ramona Vijeyarasa and Carol Schwartz (2022)

Enabling women’s economic security in 2022 and beyond 🔗
International Women’s Day Panel, Brotherhood of St Laurence (2022)

Aussie Conference of Economists Wrap-up
Economics Explored Podcast, Interviewed by Gene Tunny (Hobart 2022)

Challenges of the Australian economy and the pivotal role of universities
Universities Australia Conference (Canberra 2022)

Pre-Summit Summit on Jobs and Skills
Panellist, Hosted by EY (2022)

‘Break the bias: What does the evidence say’
International Women’s Day, Guest Speaker, Productivity Commission (Melbourne 2022)

Election Watch
ATN Universities Perspectives, Podcast Interview with Luke Sheehy (2022)

Factional fights and budget booby traps
Democracy Sausage, Podcast Interview with Mark Kenny (2022)

Women in Economics
Work With Purpose, Podcast Interview with David Pembroke (2022)

Women in Economics
Economics Explored, Podcast Interview with Gene Tunny (2022)

Women in Economics Pre-Budget Forum: A Budget For Our Times
Speaker, National Press Club of Australia (Canberra 2021)

What’s the state of gender equality in Victoria?
Guest presenter, Economic Society of Australia, Victoria Branch (2021)

Understanding gender gaps
The Leak, Channel 31 TV, Interviewed by Marie Kelly and Lakshmi Ganapathy (2021)

Navigating a path towards gender equality as a progressive journey of bias awareness
Keynote speaker, Equals Now Symposium, 50/50 by 2030 Foundation (Canberra 2021)

Gender-wise investing: A springboard for Australia’s recovery
Panellist, Australians Investing In Women (2021)

Educating the next generation of economists
Panellist, Australian Gender Economics Workshop Policy Symposium (2021)

Pursuing gender equality in the workplace – What does the research say? And what gets in the way?
Guest speaker, People Analytics and Future of Work Conference (2021)

CPA Congress
Panellist, Economics Update (2021)

Changing The Trajectory: Investing in women for a fairer future
Co-presenter, Australians Investing In Women (2021)

The Gender Equality Act Victoria: Breaking new ground, measuring Impact and looking ahead
Panellist, RMIT Social and Global Studies Centre (2021)

Women’s Economic Security – Defining Equity: Gender Equity Practice and Exchange Conference
Panellist, GenVic (2021)

Women in Mining and Resources WA
Guest Speaker, Annual Summit (2021)

A gender-equitable recovery for Australia’s workforce: Risks, barriers and opportunities
Guest speaker, HERoes Virtual Conference, Talent Table (2021)

Australia’s Innovation Driven Future
Panellist, Australian Technology Network of Universities Solutions Summit (2021)

RMIT presents International Women’s Day 2021
Panellist, International Women’s Day Webinar, RMIT University (2021)

The Women Carrying the Tokyo’s Torch
Guest interview, Flame Bearers (2021)

Women and the Budget
Panellist, Griffith University and Women in Economics Network (2020)

Breaking down barriers to women in the workforce: The evidence is on your side
Guest speaker, Women in People Analytics, Talent and HR Virtual Conference (2020)

How to teach students about the gender pay gap
Interviewed on Updated Education Podcast (2020)

Applying a gender lens to government policy
Guest speaker, Women’s Professional Development Virtual Conference, LGPro (2020)

Leadership during a crisis
Moderator, Women in Economics Network Webinar (2020)

COVID, care and wellbeing: What do we really value?
Moderator, Women in Economics Network Webinar (2020)

Teaching, engaging and inspiring students: Initiatives to encourage more women into economics

Panellist, Australasian Teaching Economics Conference (Melbourne (019)

Gender pay gap
Economics Explained Podcast, Interviewed by Gene Tunny (2019)

The economics of diversity – and how does it apply to the economics profession itself
Moderator, Australian Conference of Economists (Melbourne 2019)

How can economics contribute to gender equity?
Moderator, Australian Gender Economics Workshop Policy Symposium (Melbourne 2019)

50 years on from the ‘Equal Pay Case’: How far have we come? Have far have we got to go?
Moderator, Co-hosted by the Economic Society of Australia, Women in Economics Network and RMIT University, (Melbourne 2019)

Engaging and educating women in economics: What’s putting female students off?
Panellist, Women in Economics Network Special Session, Australian Conference of Economists (Canberra 2018)

Does confidence really advance women’s careers?
Economic Society of Australia Podcast, Interviewed by Benedict Davies and Simone Wong (2019)

Comview Professional Conference, Guest speaker, Victorian Commercial Teachers’ Association (VCTA) (2017, 2018)

Professional Development Day, Guest speaker, Queensland Economics Teachers Association (QETA) (2017)

Moderating the panel discussion on “50 Years on from the Equal Pay Case” with Iola Mathews, Professor Gillian Whitehouse, Professor Roger Wilkins, Liberty Sanger and Libby Lyons