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Women's Board Leadership Program

The Women’s Board Leadership Program is a program designed to encourage more women to serve on community and government boards. The initiative has been established in response to findings from Safe and Strong – A Victorian Gender Equality Strategy, which identifies the need to support women into leadership positions to enable a pipeline of new women board members and to enhance gender representation in decision making.

We are working closely with Leadership Victoria and the Australian Institute of Company Directors to deliver a board leadership program that offers a tailored approach and a range of options for women to participate.

Applications for the program are now closed.

Find out more about course descriptions and dates


Key dates

Friday 21 July

Applications are closed. Please note that late submissions will not be accepted.

July to August 2017

Assessment of applications are conducted by the assessment panel.

October 2017

Outcomes are announced.

October 2017

Launch event.

November 2017

Program commences.

How are applications assessed?

An independent panel comprising women from business, government and community sectors will assess the nominations.

Further information

Please refer to the application guidelines and FAQs for further information about the program.

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