24
Jun 19

The business case for female leaders in transport

Transport is one of Australia’s largest and fastest growing sectors for employment, yet it retains one of the lowest figures for female involvement. Although transport and logistics have expanded by 28 percent over the past decade, only 20 percent of the total workforce are women, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. This imbalance has … Continue reading The business case for female leaders in transport

25
Oct 18

Female vs male leadership styles with Cheryl Alderman

Author:Ash Natesh

Effective communication is key to becoming a successful leader in the APS. The key difference between a female and male leader is their communication style. Women leaders can be very apologetic and men are quite direct and firm according to Cheryl Alderman Executive & Business Coach, Be Ultimate. “Women leaders will often have a questioning … Continue reading Female vs male leadership styles with Cheryl Alderman

17
Oct 18

Are there enough women representatives in the Australian federal parliament?

Author:Ash Natesh

The Liberal Party has been facing a serious ‘woman problem’. The lack of women representation has dropped since 1996, with women making up just 22 percent of Liberals in federal parliament and for Labor, it is 45 percent. The lower representation of women in the Liberal Party is dragging down the International image of Australia. … Continue reading Are there enough women representatives in the Australian federal parliament?

21
Sep 18

7 Lessons Learned from Public Sector Women in Leadership Conference

There are a variety of factors that prevent women from achieving gender parity in the workplace. Personal factors like family obligations affect many women, but for many more, it is the structural and organisational barriers that stand in their way. For women struggling to overcome professional, personal and structural challenges, here are 7 top tips … Continue reading 7 Lessons Learned from Public Sector Women in Leadership Conference

18
Sep 18

Public Sector Gender quotas addressed by the Citizens’ jury

Author:Ash Natesh

The jury of 83 randomly selected people assembled recently to hear from experts and discuss various gender quotas that are fair and implementation tactics. This forms part of the Victorian Government’s consultation on its upcoming gender equality bill. The bill proposes new processes to plan and report on gender equality for all state government departments, … Continue reading Public Sector Gender quotas addressed by the Citizens’ jury

03
Sep 18

Powerhouse Public Sector Women of the 21st Century

Author:Ash Natesh

In April 2018 former Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull announced gender parity at the most senior level of government in the Australian public sector. It’s clear that women are making significant strides towards equality with men, but there is still a vast distance to go before all barriers have been erased. Sexism, the gender pay gap, … Continue reading Powerhouse Public Sector Women of the 21st Century

20
Jun 18

Who will be the 2018 100 Women of Influence?

  Gender diversity is in the headlines again, with discussions around the lack of females in senior executive positions, with the ASX’s recently proposed gender targets. An organisation’s success depends heavily on the capability and effectiveness of its leadership team. Without providing equal opportunities for men and women you cannot ensure you are getting the … Continue reading Who will be the 2018 100 Women of Influence?