Comparison of Major Parties' Policies - Analysis by NFAW

on Monday, 15 July 2013. Posted in 2013 Election Policies Analysis

The National Foundation for Austrlaian Women (NFAW) at has compared and contrasted policies of the major political parties bearing on a number of different portfolio areas. NFAW has not endorsed any particular suite of policies.

NFAW is a non-partisan feminist organisation. NFAW is not dependent on government financial support.

Comparison of the major parties policies include:

  • Violence against Women is available on Paid Parental leave
  • Superannuation
  • Anti-discrimination
  • Women's Human rights
  • Workforce Attachment Policies
  • Child care ( including OSHC)
  • Housing
Further analyses are pending, including on Women with a Disability, aged care, education, and youth unemployment.


NFAW's review of policies on workplace attachment for women inclues an analysis on the following areas: 

  • Childcare
  • Baby Bonus
  • Workplace Flexibility
  • Employment Protection and Breastfeeding
  • Pregnancy Discrimination
  • Equal Opportunity
  • Equal Pay
  • Women in Leadership 
Go to and click on Election 2013, Informing Women's Votes