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Women and Finance

In 2009 the WPDN identified financial empowerment for women as a key priority and investigated ways to provide opportunities for women in the University to increase their financial wellbeing through access to information and development opportunities on financial literacy.

Helpful References

UniSuper - now on North Terrace Campus

Making the most of your finances - ASIC's Moneysmart

'The gender gap in retirement savings' - Sex Discrimination Commission website

Women's experiences of paid work and planning for retirement - Women's Health Australia study

Australian Government Office for Women - Women and Superannuation - taking control of your future

At the following link you will find the National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling: The Impact of a Sustained Gender Pay Gap on the Economy paper. This paper provides a comprehensive and detailed account of the impact of the gender wage gap to economic growth.

You will also notice a range of publications and papers on significant issues for women.

Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet

Where to Start?

Centrelink's Financial Information Service

The Financial Information Service is an education and expert information service available to everyone in the community. FIS assists people to make informed decisions about investment and financial issues for their current and future needs. FIS is independent, free and confidential and provides a service by phone, by appointment and through seminars. FIS officers are not financial planners. They do not give or sell advice or purchase investment products.

Women's Professional Development Network (WPDN)

The University of Adelaide


To contact the WPDN please Email us