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Report Hub: Local Government
Why are women so poorly represented in local government administrative leadership and what can be done about it?
"This 50/50 by 2030 Foundation brief reports the findings of a workshop convened by LG Professionals Australia on why are women so poorly represented in local government administrative leadership and what can be done about it?"
Revisiting Jewson and Mason: The Politics of Gender Equality in UK Local Government in a Cold Climate
“This paper revisits Jewson and Mason’s seminal theoretical framework on liberal and radical approaches to equal opportunity policy and practice by applying it to our research”.
2015 Women’s Report Card
Building on previous report cards, this edition reviews the progresses made in the areas of “leadership, economic independence, women’s safety and justice, and health and wellbeing” for Western Australian women.
Safety and Justice: Women in NSW report series 2016
“This report provides an overview of women’s experiences of safety in NSW in different contexts: in families and households, in the community and in workplaces [and] also presents data about the criminal justice system [and] women offenders.”
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment Gender Equality Action Plan
This strategic plan offers an industry-specific framework advocating for gender equality within DPIPWE.
Safe and Strong: A Victorian gender equality strategy
“Safe and Strong, Victoria’s Gender Equality Strategy, sets out a framework for enduring and sustained action over time.” It is the first equality strategy from Victoria focusing on gender, and aligns with other equality strategies from the State.
Women on Boards Strategy 2015-20
Recognising women as constituting half of Tasmania’s population, yet frequently experiencing inequality at the socio-economic and professional level, the State government offers this strategy as part of its commitment to a target of 50/50 by 2020.
NSW Police Force Strategy on Sexuality, Gender Diversity and Intersex 2016 - 2020
This strategy is the fourth from the NSW Police Force, aiming to positively progress a professional and shared relationship with the LGBTI community.
Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment Strategy
“Gender inequality is a result of unequal power distribution between women and men, exacerbated by ongoing discrimination, weaknesses in laws, policies and institutions, and social relations that normalise inequality.”
Balancing the Future: The Australian Public Service Gender Equality Strategy 2016-2019
This report "sets out actions for driving high performance and boosting productivity in the Australian Public Service (APS) [and] is a strategy for harnessing the best talent, changing cultures, and challenging assumptions that hold us back."
Evaluating the Gender Sensitivity of Parliaments: A self-assessment toolkit
"Modern societies increasingly demand gender equality. It is also a precondition for genuine democracy. Yet women are still underrepresented in most parliaments in the world."
2015 OECD Recommendation of the Council on Gender Equality in Public Life
This report addresses the gaps in existing policy around gender inclusivity, and encourages policy change at the government level. The report supplements the 2013 OECD Recommendation on Gender Equality in Education, Employment and Entrepreneurship.