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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.

Women on Boards: research report

The Toward Gender Parity: Women on Boards initiative Research Report has been prepared by Deloitte Access Economics. The report is the first step in a suite of activities aimed at increasing women’s representation on Government boards, and engaging with the private and not-for-profit sector to increase numbers of women on business and community boards.

Board-ready networking event - 26 July

Are you board ready? Join women interested in developing board careers at this networking event while hearing from an experience panel of board members. A joint event initiative between Brisbane Women’s Club and Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Join a government board

There are more than 300 Queensland Government boards, committees and other bodies which play an important role in providing leadership, direction and advice. Find out where you can register for consideration for a Queensland Government board.

Is your feedback

Please submit your comments on the department's Compliments and Complaints section.

Please submit your comments on the Queensland Government website Contacts form.