The strategy outlines the Queensland Government’s vision for women and girls: that the Queensland community respects women, embraces gender equality and promotes and protects the rights, interests and wellbeing of all women and girls.
It focuses effort in 4 priority areas: participation and leadership; economic security; safety; and health and wellbeing.
The plan provides a list of initiatives that government, business and the community have committed to delivering, working together to achieve gender equality in Queensland.
New initiatives and new actions will be added to the plan as work progresses, new ideas are generated and resources identified.
With the support of the private and non-government sectors as well as the community, we can make gender equality a reality.
Queenslanders are already making strides in achieving gender equality.
Community organisations and businesses are putting inspired policies and programs in place to boost women's workforce participation and improve their health, wellbeing and economic security.
Some examples are shared here.
The Queensland Budget 2016-17 includes significant allocations to advance gender equality across the 4 priority areas of the Queensland Women’s Strategy.
A gender-equal society promotes and protects women’s rights, interests and wellbeing, and ensures women’s maximum participation in all areas.