WEL wrote to the Treasurer on the 5th of August requesting that the 2024 Tax cuts be reviewed or postponed as they will exacerbate the existing gender based income gap and diminish government revenue to improve services and initiatives to achieve gender equality.

The failure of the Jobs and Skills Summit to respond with practical and urgent actions on childcare, paid parental leave, restoration of single parents benefit and increases in Newstart , on the justification   that these were unaffordable, supports our letter’s claims that the cuts will impact negatively on Government  measures to achieve gender equality.

Read full letter here.

Women's Electoral Lobby Au


Women's Electoral Lobby is a national, independent, non-party political, feminist lobby group working to ensure the rights of Australian women are protected.