Macquarie is proud to have many family friendly policies and procedures including paid parental leave and flexible work provisions. Macquarie is accredited by the Australian Breastfeeding Association as a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace. Macquarie is also an accredited White Ribbon workplace in recognition for taking active and effective steps to end violence against women.
The Equity and Diversity Unit ensures that gender equity remains high on the University's agenda.
Events are held on campus each year from International Women's Day in March through to White Ribbon Day in late November.
Our current areas of focus are women in research leadership; women in science, men as champions for change and pay equity.