Leonie V. Still

Document Type



Edith Cowan University

Place of Publication

Perth, Western Australia


Still, L. (1997). Women and leadership working paper series: Paper no. 11: The employment status of women in the Australian finance industry. Perth, Australia: Edith Cowan University.


The finance industry is the seventh largest employer of women in Australia !Australian Bureau of Statistics, Labour Force Australia, 1996, p46). Yet despite its importance to women as a source of employment, no major review of the general overall employment status of women in the industry has occurred. Instead, research has concentrated on particular aspects of the sector - for example, part-time employment in banking !Alexander & Frank, 1990; Manning, 1990; Britt, 1995; Junor, Barlow & Patterson, 1993, 1994)...