Government: State Owned Corporations
- 28.1 per cent of directorship positions are held by women
- 3.8 per cent (4) do not have a woman on their board
- 63.7 per cent (68) have 25 percent or more of directorships held by women
Some states are doing better than others when it comes to female representation on their business boards. Queensland and South Australia are the stand outs, while New South Wales and Western Australia are lagging. The State Owned Corporations are important indicators of the progress that State Governments are making with regard to gender diversity, as they represent the best paid and most prestigous boards.
- State Owned Corporations ordered alphabetically
- State Owned Corporationsordered by percentage of women
|State||Number of State Owned Corporations||% Female Directors|
In each state, only those companies listed as State Owned Corporations were measured. In the case of Victoria the index measured Government Business Enterprises with a turnover of more than $50 million and / or assets of more than $50 million and Statutory Authorities with a turnover of more than $500 million and/or assets of more than $500 million. These are classified A1, A2 and A3 in the 2010 Victorian Government Directory of Public Entity Boards.