Working at PDG:

PDG is a privately owned property development business based in Melbourne, Australia.  PDG was founded in 1985 and today specialises in property development, project management, off-the-plan sales, and architectural consultation and interior design.


Construction, Property

Employees (Aus)

11 – 100

Above data sourced from companies own website and the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA)

PDG’s Scorecard

A list of the local awards and recognition the company has achieved for gender equality and workplace culture initiatives.


Not a WEGA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality  The Workplace Gender Equality Agency awards a Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) citation. It is a voluntary leading-practice recognition program designed to encourage, recognise and promote organisations' active commitment to achieving gender equality in Australian workplaces.


Not a WEGA Pay Equity Ambassador  Workplace Gender Equality Agency Pay Equity Ambassador organisations must have: undertaken a pay gap analysis of its workforce in the last two years, taken action on the results, reported pay equity metrics to the executive and board, and communicated their pay equity initiatives to their employees.

Employee Ratings

Scores for PDG are based on 16 ratings*

Overall Job Satisfaction (out of 5)



would recommend to other women


believe women are treated equally to men

Equal Opportunities

We asked current or past employees to give PDG a rating out of 5 stars for equality. The data displays how satisfied reviewers are with equality of leadership opportunities and pay.

We also asked how equally they believe all employees are treated regardless of differences inc. gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, age etc.

  • Representation of women in leadership – 1 (out of 5) 20% 20%
  • satisfaction with pay – 3 60% 60%
  • employees treated equally regardless of difference – 1 20% 20%
  • CEO supports gender equality – 1 20% 20%


We asked employees to give PDG a rating out of 5 stars for the level of flexibility offered for work scheduling, hours and location. We also measured support for paid time off, including annual leave, personal leave and sick days.

  • support for Flexible work – 1 (out of 5)
  • ability to work remotely – 1
  • ability to work part time or compressed days – 1
  • ability to take paid time off work – 3


We asked employees to give PDG a rating out of 5 stars for their policies and practises that support parents and families. 

  • Parental leave policy & practises – 1 (out of 5)
  • support for taking parental leave – 1
  • support given to parents & carers – 1

Development & Enrichment

We asked employees to give PDG a rating out of 5 stars for the support they received for their learning & development, mentorship and wellbeing at work. We also asked how supported they feel by management.

  • Learning & Development Opportunities – 4 (out of 5)
  • formal & informal mentoring – 3
  • supportive management – 2
  • wellbeing initiatives – 1


We asked employees to give PDG a rating out of 5 stars for how respectful and inclusive the culture is.  We measured how responsive PDG are to issues raised and how equally all employees are treated at the company. Finally, we measured how comfortable reviewers felt to bring their ‘whole self’ to work and be accepted.

  • respectful & inclusive colleagues – 5 (out of 5)
  • employer responsiveness to discrimination – 4
  • equity, diversity & inclusion initiatives – 5
  • sense of belonging – 4.5

*Above data was crowdsourced from community surveys and as such is anecdotal

Employee Reviews

We encourage women to leave anonymous reviews of their experiences at PDG. These are individual opinions and personal stories, that may provide insight into what it’s really like to work at the company, however they have not been verified.

five stars

Good industry experience, …, zero flexibility (worked in office throughout pandemic)”

Overall Job Satisfaction:  3 / 5 

Do you believe women and men treated equally?


What’s unequal?

“Pay, Development Opportunities, Promotion, Performance Reviews, Hiring. Position for parents.  I was fired when my maternity leave ended….”

Do you believe you have you been treated unequally due to aspects of your identity?

“Yes: Gender, Parental status”

One thing your employer can improve: 


Would you recommend the company to other women? 

“No. Limited options. Asked in my interview if I plan to have children.

Position / Department:


Anonymous Reviewer

Senior Level, Posted 2022

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