Our equal state – at a glance

Our vision

All Victorians live in a safe and equal society, have access to equal power, resources and opportunities, and are treated with dignity, respect and fairness.

Gender equality across life stages

  • Childhood and youth
  • Adulthood
  • Older age
  • All life stages

What we aim to achieve

  • Cultural change – Victoria is free from limiting gender norms and is an equal, fair and inclusive place for all genders.
  • Health and wellbeing – the health and wellbeing of Victorians is not limited by gender.
  • Safety and respect – all Victorians are safe and treated with respect.
  • Economic equity – the economic rights and opportunities of Victorians are not limited by gender.
  • The public sector as a leader – the Victorian Government leads by example and advances reforms for gender equality.

Guiding principles

  • We will focus on structural and cultural change.
  • We support Aboriginal self-determination.
  • We will centre inclusion, diversity and accessibility.
  • Gender equality is everyone’s responsibility.


  • Our actions include new commitments, areas for future work, and successful programs and policies.
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