Disadvantaged women face a range of economic challenges. One specific challenge, that can be addressed, is the gap in capital available for women who own a viable small business. This policy brief canvasses a proposal for the NSW Government to create a NSW Women’s Opportunity Fund.
This policy brief considers innovate ways that existing government data can be unlocked, leveraged, and mobilised to enhance the performance of private sector employers towards closing the gender pay gap in New South Wales.
In August 2021, the James Martin Institute for Public Policy provided independent advice to the NSW Government, recommending a set of stimulus initiatives to restore confidence in the NSW economy after an extended period of lockdown. This is a summary of the full report provided to the NSW Government.
JMI acknowledges the Gadigal people of the Eora Nationupon whose ancestral lands our Institute stands. We pay respect to Elders both past and present, acknowledging them as the traditional custodians of knowledge for these lands. We celebrate the diversity of Aboriginal peoples and their ongoing cultures and connections to the lands and waters of NSW.