Gender Equal Representation policy

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At its meeting on 13 April 2021 Council endorsed for public exhibition the draft Gender Equal Representation Policy



What is this policy about?

This Policy ensures that Council has gender representation on councillor committees, boards and panels to engage fairly and equitably with all its members, in a positive, respectful and constructive manner.

It aims for Council to offer equal opportunity for all, so that it's able to meet the needs and expectations of the whole community.

This policy ensures Council:

  • has gender balance on committees, boards and panels to which Councillors are appointed; and
  • engages fairly and equitably with all its members, in a positive, respectful and constructive manner.


Read the draft Gender Equal Representation policy.


Have your say

You are invited to provide feedback on the draft Gender Equal Representation policy:


Last day to provide feedback is Wednesday 26 May 2021.


What happens next?

The feedback received will be incorporated into the final policy which will be considered by Council for adoption at its meeting on 8 June 2021. All those who provided feedback will be advised when the policy will be considered by Council.

At its meeting on 13 April 2021 Council endorsed for public exhibition the draft Gender Equal Representation Policy



What is this policy about?

This Policy ensures that Council has gender representation on councillor committees, boards and panels to engage fairly and equitably with all its members, in a positive, respectful and constructive manner.

It aims for Council to offer equal opportunity for all, so that it's able to meet the needs and expectations of the whole community.

This policy ensures Council:

  • has gender balance on committees, boards and panels to which Councillors are appointed; and
  • engages fairly and equitably with all its members, in a positive, respectful and constructive manner.


Read the draft Gender Equal Representation policy.


Have your say

You are invited to provide feedback on the draft Gender Equal Representation policy:


Last day to provide feedback is Wednesday 26 May 2021.


What happens next?

The feedback received will be incorporated into the final policy which will be considered by Council for adoption at its meeting on 8 June 2021. All those who provided feedback will be advised when the policy will be considered by Council.