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Workplace Equality and Respect project

Responsible government

  • South Australia

Fourth Action Plan actions

  • Primary prevention is key
    • 1 Advance gender equality and respect for women through effective primary prevention initiatives.

What are we doing?

The project builds upon the Workplace Accreditation Program that the Equal Opportunity Commission previously led from 2015–2017, where 19 South Australian agencies achieved White Ribbon Workplace Accreditation.

What is next?

Providing $350,000 pa over 3 years for the South Australian Workplace Respect and Equality project, which aims to strengthen gender equality and promote safe and respectful workplace cultures across the public sector. The Project is utilising the Our Watch Workplace Equality and Respect Standards and aims to ensure that participating South Australian Public Sector agencies are equipped with the tools, knowledge and capacity to apply best-practice approaches to workplace gender equality and respect as part of preventing violence against women.

What difference will we make?

By addressing the underlying drivers or causes of gendered violence, the project will contribute to preventing violence against women.

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