Women on Boards - Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services (Queensland Government)

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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.

2018 Board Readiness Program

Applications are now open for the Women in Technology Board Readiness Program. Applications close 12 January 2018.

Directors' workshop—finding board positions

Work with—and hear from—experienced directors in this half-day workshop, to be held on 30 November, focusing on mapping out a personal plan to help you land a board position.

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.