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Protesters march through the streets of Melbourne in an 'Equal Pay' rally, on June 10, 2010. Unions held rallies across Australia to close the gap of 18 per cent between the average pay for men and women.  AFP PHOTO/William WEST (Photo credit should read WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images)

Facts

It's hard to believe but on average Australian women are paid 18 per cent less than men.
The pay gap is so big that on average women have to work 66 days more a year just to earn the same income.
It's time to pay up.
Put an end to the lip service.

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