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Women on Boards

The Queensland Government is committed to increasing the number of women on boards in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

Our research has shown that diversity of gender on boards provides financial, performance and social benefits.

A range of resources are available to assist in making a positive difference for gender parity in Queensland.

Key insights

  1. Insight 1

    Achieving board gender parity will increase productivity in Queensland by $87 million.

  2. Insight 2

    High performing boards consist of both men and women, are committed to diversity, and are highly inclusive.

  3. Insight 3

    Board commitment needs to remove barriers to result in concrete action.

  4. Insight 4

    Courageous decision-makers who step up and actively challenge the status quo will be the drivers of change in Queensland.

News and events

Women on Boards with Advance Queensland Business and Innovation Reference Group members

Learn about what it is like being on a board from board members of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Business and Innovation Reference Group.

Inspire and inform: The Premier’s Women on Boards event

Revisit this event that highlighted changes taking place in boardrooms across Queensland, and provided a platform for 700 current and aspiring leaders to gather, network and be inspired.

Women on Boards LinkedIn Group

Join a network of like-minded people passionate about the social and economic benefits of increasing gender parity across Queensland boards. Join our LinkedIn Group today.