State Government meets gender equality target

THE State Government has met its target for having an equal number of women appointed to boards and committees – a significant milestone in achieving equality for South Australian women.

Latest figures show exactly 50pc of State Government board positions are now held by women, with 998 women and 998 men.

South Australia was the first jurisdiction to set a target of this type and joins Victoria in achieving equal representation.

The state’s peak sporting bodies will strive for gender equality with the top 10 most popular codes signing up to the 40-40-20 target.

The initiative requires peak bodies to have at least 40pc

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