An advisory group that will develop strategies and initiatives to improve gender diversity in the sport and recreation industry met for the first time on Friday, October 12. The Gender Diversity Advisory Group will facilitate industry input and feedback to improve and sustain diversity, and provide recommendations to the State Government.
The group comprises 13 members with a mix of interests and experience including backgrounds in business, community, not-for-profit, education, and sport and recreation. The initial focus of the group will be to look at ways to increase gender diversity in sport and recreation leadership positions.
The group will share knowledge and experience, identify contemporary gender diversity issues affecting the sport and recreation industry and encourage the exploration of new ideas. It is expected to meet up to four times a year, reporting back to the State Government with recommendations on ways to increase gender diversity in sport and recreation. Read more.