Gender Equality Initiatives and Partnerships


We deliver a range of initiatives and work in partnership with local and state stakeholders to promote gender equity and prevent violence against women. 


We work in partnership and participate in a range of networks to improve gender equity:


Council supports and participates in a number of key initiatives that promote gender equality, such as:

  • Community programs encouraging women to participate in civic life 
  • Increasing the participation of women and girls in sport
  • Promoting gender equity in early years
  • Encouraging and supporting women to run in local government elections
  • Celebrating and encouraging women and gender diverse people in create culture and the Arts
  • Gender Impact Assessments to ensure Council services, programs and policies improve gender equity 
  • Celebrate International Women's Day and 16 Days of Activism with a range of community events
  • Being accredited as a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace with the Australian Breastfeeding Association