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The Socceroos and Matildas look set to be rewarded with a first-ever 50-50 split in prizemoney from World Cup performances as part of football's new collective bargaining agreement.
It is understood Football Australia (FA) and the players' union (PFA) will announce a new four-year agreement on Wednesday after the previous deal lapsed in October.
As well as an increase in the share of prizemoney, Matildas players look set to benefit from a change in their contractual agreements with FA.
One proposal is that female players will be given standard call-up and match fees - equal to those enjoyed by the Socceroos - rather than receiving payment via the three-tiered central contracts currently in place.
Under the previous agreement, tier-one contracted Matildas earned $83,000 per year with that figure rising to $110,000 at the