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Wannon Water


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Warrnambool, Victoria

Workplace initiatives at Wannon Water

Workplace initiative Status
Breastfeeding rooms
Coaching programs
Continuation of superannuation payments whilst on paid Parental Leave No
Continuation of superannuation payments whilst on unpaid Parental Leave No
Domestic and Family Violence policy
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Employee engagement scores year on year 2016/17 : 73%2017/18 : 76%
Employee turnover rate 5%
Employer is a Pay Equity Ambassador* No
Internal Women's networking groups
Leadership development programs
Mentoring opportunities No
Minimum tenure required to be eligible for Paid Parental Leave 12 months
Open to discussing flexible working arrangements at the interview stage?
Opportunities to purchase leave
Paid Parental Leave at full salary for primary carer (not including government-funded parental leave) 14 weeks
Paid Parental Leave at full salary for secondary carer 2 weeks
Paid volunteer days 1 day
Programs for parents returning to work after Parental Leave No
Targets to raise the number of women in leadership 40%**

About Wannon Water

"We’re committed to making gender equality a cultural and business norm. ...Supporting and empowering women is something I am particularly passionate about, and invested in. Together we can lead the way for future generations." Andrew Jeffers, Managing Director 

As a key regional organisation, Wannon Water strives to be an influential community partner, contributing to the wellbeing and prosperity of the region as a whole. We are guided by our strategic direction of going beyond water for strong communities.

Our people

We are passionate about people – the people we employ, the people who depend on our products and services, and the people who are part of our communities.

We are committed to making gender equity a business and cultural norm. It’s simply the right thing to do.

Our place

Wannon Water is Victoria’s second largest regional urban water corporation by area, covering 23,500 square kilometres and a total population of 100,400.

Our region, the Great South Coast, extends from the Otway Ranges to the South Australian border. It includes the major centres of Warrnambool, Portland and Hamilton and features the diverse landscapes of the Great Ocean Road, the Grampians, the volcanic plains and the Budj Bim National Heritage Landscape, which is sacred to the Gunditjmara people.