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It pays to be a man: gender pay gap at large Australian employers exposed

Karen Barlow
Updated February 27 2024 - 8:39am, first published 5:00am

A large ACT-based peak national industry body is reporting something on Tuesday that is not the norm: a gender pay gap far in favour of women.

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on

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