Domains, indicators and targets

Domain 1: Victorians live free from gendered norms, stereotypes, and expectations

Outcome 1

Participation in learning, education, the economy and society is not limited by gender.

Indicator

  • reduced gender segregation in occupations and education
  • increased availability and uptake of flexible working arrangements
  • reduced reports of everyday stereotypes and sexism
  • reduced gender gap in workforce participation
  • increased workforce participation by women with a disability.

Target

To be determined by June 2018.

Outcome 2

Victorians are rewarded equitably for their contribution in all aspects of society.

Indicator

  • increased gender income equity and security
  • increased recognition of women’s expertise (media, sports, the arts).

Target

To be determined by June 2018.

Outcome 3

Victorians do not tolerate attitudes and behaviours that support gender inequality.

Indicator

  • increased awareness and understanding of the extent and impact of gender inequality
  • increased culture of challenging gender inequalities, across all settings and across all life stages.

Target

To be determined by June 2018.

Domain 2: Victorians are empowered, healthy, safe and strong

Outcome 4

All Victorians are visible, have an equal voice and occupy decision making roles not only at work, but in communities, sport, media and the arts.

  • increased representation of women in media, professional sports and at all levels of leadership
  • increased diversity of women leaders
  • 50% of new appointments to paid public boards are women.

Targets

  • 50% of new appointments to courts (including VCAT) are women
  • 50% women councillors and Mayors in local government by 2025
  • other targets to be determined by June 2018.

Outcome 5

All Victorians are safe in their homes, communities and workplaces.

Indicators

  • increase in the number of people who feel safe reporting discrimination and bullying
  • decrease in family violence
  • decrease in prevalence of reported sexism, sexual harassment and gendered bullying.

Targets

  • see interim and long term targets in Ending Family Violence: Victoria’s Plan For Change
  • other targets to be determined by June 2018.

Outcome 6

All Victorians are socially connected and healthy.

Indicators

  • increased access to gender sensitive health services
  • increased emphasis on understanding and addressing gendered health issues
  • improved mental wellbeing.

Targets

To be determined by June 2018.

Domain 3: As Victorians we value and champion gender equality

Outcome 7

Victorians model and promote a commitment to gender equality.

Indicators

  • increased number of organisations that demonstrate a commitment to gender equality
  • increased promotion of gendered equality by key social influencers.

Targets

To be determined by June 2018.

Outcome 8

All Victorians benefit equitably from the enjoyment and empowerment of sport.

Indicators

  • increased participation of women in sport and physical activity
  • increase in women leaders in sport.

Targets

  • 40% of appointment to state sport and recreation organisational boards are women by 2019.
  • other targets to be determined by June 2018.

Domain 4: The Victorian Government is a leader on gender equality

Outcome 9

Gender equality is embedded in all Victorian Government decisions and actions.

Indicators

  • increased focus on gender equality in Victorian Government procurement
  • increased focus on gender equality in Victorian Government budgeting
  • increased focus on gender equality in Victorian Government policy making.

Targets

To be determined by June 2018.

Outcome 10

The Victorian Government models gender equality best practice in the workplace.

Indicators

  • increase in gender pay equity within the Victorian Public Service
  • increased uptake of flexible working policies within the Victorian Public Service
  • increased satisfaction by all employees in workplace culture
  • reduction in the gender gap in the uptake of parental leave in the Victorian Public Service
  • increased representation of women across all levels of leadership (VPS 6 upwards)
  • reduce gender segregation of roles in the Victorian Public Service.

Targets

50% of executive appointments in the Victorian Public Service are women.