Gender Balance on Australian Government Boards 2012-2013

Office for WomenLeadershipGender Balance on Australian Government Boards
Monday, August 5, 2013
Publication author(s):
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
Publication abstract:

The Australian Government is strongly committed to gender equality, including through achieving its 40:40:20 target to achieve gender balance on Australian Government Boards. This commitment to gender equality is also demonstrated through the Government’s strong focus and initiatives on women’s economic security and overall participation in society. In 2012–13, this has included introducing Dad and Partner Pay, removing barriers to women participating in front line combat roles, and introducing the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012.

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