Pay Equity: It's Time to Walk the Talk

Event Date: 
30 August 2013
The University of Western Australia Claremont Campus


Pay equity is now firmly on the agenda of government, business and unions. This exclusive networking breakfast and
associated workshop will explore why and how companies are tackling the gender pay equity issue.

Speaking at the breakfast will be Helen Conway, Director, Commonwealth Workplace Gender Equality Agency; 
and Katie-Jeyn Romeyn, Executive General Manager Human Resources, St Barbara Limited.

Following breakfast, an action-oriented workshop will focus on making change in workplace pay equity and gender diversity.
Facilitated by the Pay Equity Unit at the WA Department of Commerce, this half day interactive workshop will guide practitioners
through the change process from obtaining high level organisational support and undertaking data analysis to implementing
evidence-based strategies to increase gender diversity and modify workplace culture.

Breakfast: 7.00am - 9.00am; Workshop: 9.30am - 12.30pm
Information and registration for one or both events:

More information: Dr Jacquie Hutchinson (6488 1434 or


Helen Conway - Director Commonwealth Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA)

Prior to joining the Agency, Helen spent about 30 years in the private sector. Following 10 years in private practice as a lawyer, including seven years as a partner, Helen joined the corporate sector where she held various executive positions in companies covering the insurance, transport, downstream oil, and retailing and construction industries. In addition she has held various directorships in the health, transport and superannuation sectors.

Katie-Jeyn Romeyn - Executive General Manager Human Resources St Barbara Limited

Katie-Jeyn joined St Barbara in 2007 and was appointed Executive General Manager Human Resources in 2012. In this role, Katie-Jeyn is a member of the Executive Leadership Team, assists the Remuneration Committee and leads the Human Resources Division of the Company. With over 10 years' experience in the mining industry, prior to joining St Barbara Katie-Jeyn worked in a number of roles in HR with WMC Resources, Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton.

The University of Western Australia
08 6488 1434
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