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For the past 3 years, the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) has managed Australia's Gender Equality Indicators in their Aristotle Metadata Registry to improve the interpretation of WGEA data published through

The WGEA collects data from organisations across Australia to measure pay and renumeration differences between employees and the gender composition of corporate boards. This data is then used to calculate a range of indicators that provide a snapshot of corporate gender equality, and are used to measure the progress towards closing the gender pay gap.

How We Helped

Standards-based indicator development

The WGEA collects workplace data to measure and track the performance of organisations, industries, and the entire Australian economy. This data is in turn used to compare the performance of Australian gender equality policies with other nations.

We've developed the Aristotle Metadata Registry to support international standards for the conceptual development of indicators. This ensures that the WGEA can continuously improve the interpretation of their indicators and frameworks by providing metadata so that users of data can compare across sectors and generate richer, evidence-based insights.

Improved integration with

The WGEA publishes key aggregate statistics and reports using the Australia government data portal.

The Aristotle Metadata Registry has been developed to align with the same standards as common data registries like the CKAN Data Registry which powers national data portals like By linking their data with their metadata, the WGEA can connect metadata definitions with data to ensure that users have the right information needed to accurately and correctly interpret and analyse data.

Australian cloud expertise

To meet the data soverignty and privacy requirements of the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, our cloud experts deployed the Aristotle Metadata Registry using our Australian hosting.

Our enterprise-grade sevice level agreements meant that the WGEA enjoy a secure, scalable and stable cloud-hosting and were able to deliver a registry with greater than 99.9% uptime to their own stakeholders.

See the WGEA gender equality registry in action

The following screenshots give a snapshot of the information developed and published by the
Workplace Gender Equality Agency.
Click any screenshot to be taken directly to the WGEA registry page to learn more about that metadata item.

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