The Building Equality Policy requires suppliers to report on the below documents:
- Organisation Wide Workplace Gender Audit.
- Organisation Wide Gender Equality Action Plan.
- Project Specific Gender Equality Action Plan.
A successful Tenderer will be require to apply the following reporting timeframe:
|Action||Organisation wide||Project specific|
|Workplace Gender Audit||Update and re-submit every 12 months||At practical completion|
|Progress report||Every 12 months||Every 6 months|
|Final report||At practical completion||At practical completion|
Organisation Wide Workplace Gender Audit
Organisation Wide Gender Equality Action Plan
Project Specific Gender Equality Action Plan
Suppliers must comply with their legal obligations under relevant industrial instruments to consult with employees and unions about major workplace changes that are likely to have a significant effect on their employment. Many enterprise agreements have consultation mechanisms with employees and unions, such as consultative committees.
Industrial instruments - The provides for various types of industrial instruments that cover employees and contain minimum terms and conditions of employment. Industrial instruments include an award, an enterprise agreement, a public sector industrial agreement, a former industrial agreement, a contract determination or a contract agreement.
Employees (and their unions) will be better placed to respond quickly and positively to proposed workplace changes where they feel they are informed and have had an opportunity to contribute to how those changes will be implemented.
Consultation obligations also arise under occupational health and safety legislation.
Relevant Victorian and Commonwealth laws
When conducting a workplace audit or developing a Gender Equality Action Plan, consideration must be given to the legal obligations under relevant Commonwealth and State legislation and industrial instruments.
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Reviewed 12 May 2022