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August 2016 update—Inclusion Champions of Change

The champions endorsed a proposal to:

  • pilot an LGBTIQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer) employee network across the 5 Inclusion Champions of Change agencies with a view to expand in 2017
  • launch the pilot employee network in September 2016
  • develop a Queensland public sector LGBTIQ inclusion strategy
  • support Queensland public sector employees to participate in the Brisbane Pride March (17 September).

The Leadership Board agreed to:

  • implement public service diversity targets and include these in 2016–17 performance agreements
  • improve data capture in 2017 through a Public Service Commission led Census Day activity.

Department of Health

  • Decided the Aspiring Women Leaders’ Summit will be held in 2017 with invitations extended across the public sector.

Department of Energy and Water Supply

  • Designed an engaging Diversity and Inclusion Dashboard that gives a snapshot of diversity, inclusivity, flexibility and progress toward employment targets across the department.

Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services

  • Developed a manager’s toolkit to deal with issues relating to domestic and family violence.

QG Women

  • Commenced work on addressing the shortfall of superannuation for women.