University of Newcastle is first in Australia to receive five Cygnet Awards
“Our work doesn’t stop here”: Newcastle now eligible to apply for Silver accreditation after earning two more Cygnet Awards for action on supporting carers and improving workload equity.
Cygnet Award application (Consistent work allocation models) – University of Newcastle
The University of Newcastle has taken action to ensure the fair, equitable and transparent allocation of work.
Cygnet Award application (Supporting carers) – University of Newcastle
The University of Newcastle has embedded entitlements into the enterprise bargaining agreement, alongside other policy changes.
Better recruitment: Griffith University earns Cygnet Award for making hiring more gender-equitable
“It’s such a simple tool, but I feel like it actually works”: Griffith has made positive changes to its attraction and recruitment systems.
Cygnet Award application (Improving representation of academic women in the sciences) – Griffith University
Griffith University have changed their hiring systems to to recruit more women into academic science roles.
Fair promotions: La Trobe University earns Cygnet Award for improving equity in academic career progression
La Trobe had high promotion success rates, but too few women were applying. They have earned a SAGE Cygnet Award for improving their academic promotions process.
Edith Cowan University earns Cygnet Award for improving gender equity in Engineering
ECU increased the number of women academics in engineering by 200% since 2017.
Cygnet Award application (Gender equity in the School of Engineering) – Edith Cowan University
Read about Edith Cowan University’s award-winning actions to reduce gender disparities in the School of Engineering.