Gender Equality Amendment Regulations 2023

Important information about the Gender Equality Amendment Regulations 2023, which relate to these guidelines and accompanying progress reporting templates.

Requirements under the regulations

The regulations require you to use the progress report templates and complete a progress audit. 

New regulations relating to these guidelines have been released and will be in operation on 30 September 2023. As such, the new regulations will apply to your progress report due on 20 February 2024. The regulations prescribe the method and format for progress reports.  

The regulations: 

  • Require your progress report to be submitted in the format approved by the Commissioner. The approved format has been published on the Commissioner’s website. This means that you will be required to use the progress reporting templates published alongside these guidelines.
  • Require you to demonstrate your progress in relation to the workplace gender equality indicators by completing a progress audit. A progress audit requires you to collect, compare, and submit workplace gender equality information to the Commissioner.

You can refer directly to the specific wording of the Gender Equality Amendment Regulations 2023 via the Victorian legislation website.