Affordable Housing Bodies
Board composition of housing bodies within the community housing sector, not-for-profit providers of housing for people on low to moderate incomes. Gathered from lists of housing bodies from the Community Housing Association of Australia and State based Housing Associations where available.
Comprises the 100 largest stocks by market capitalisation in Australia.
Comprises the 200 largest stocks by market capitalisation in Australia.
Comprises those ASX 300 stocks ranked from 201-300.
Comprises the 300 largest stocks by market capitalisation in Australia.
Data detailing a random sample of 600 NSW based charities. Research and report conducted by economics students from the Australian National University completing an internship program at Women on Boards.
Cooperative Research Centres
CRCs are funded jointly by the Federal Government, industry and other commercial and research partners. A CRC is an incorporated or unincorporated organisation, formed through collaborative partnerships between publicly funded researchers and end users. CRCs must comprise at least one Australian end-user (either from the private, public or community sector) and one Australian higher education institution (or research institute affiliated with a university). Improvements in this sector may also have been due to increases in the change in composition of the sector focuses of CRCs.
Credit Unions / Mutual Banks / Building Societies
Membership composition of credit unions, mutual banks and building societies, an important subsector within the finance industry. Historically relatively slow progress in gender diversity though this is improving.
Corporations in which the government has at least a majority share. Progress has varied substantially from State to State with particularly good performance from South Australia and bad performances from Queensland and Tasmania.
Boards of Federal government agencies, board gender diversity has been good in recent years.
Providers of health insurance. Board gender diversity progress has been slow in this sector.
Health boards regulated by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, board gender diversity very good.
Professional organisations for those in the medical profession, board gender diversity has seen a decline recently.
National Sporting Organisations
National organisations involved in the promotion of particular sports. Gender diversity in this sector has been improving relatively quickly particularly in recent years.
Primary Health Networks (formerly Medicare Locals)
Formerly Medicare Locals, Primary Health Networks are involved in the provision of health services in their local area. Unfortunately the amalgamation of Medicare Locals into Primary Health Networks has led to a decrease in board gender diversity within the sector.
Regional Development Australia (RDA) is a nation-wide program working to support regional development and consisting of a network of 55 regional committees. Board gender diversity in this sector is broadly poor, with over half of committees having less than 40% female directors and some committees with below 20% female directors such as RDA NSW Southern Inland and RDA WA Peel.
Research and Development Corporations
Corporations for the purposes of rural research and development, a mixture of industry funded corporations with government support and statutory corporations. Board gender diversity is poor in this sector and only slowly improving with occasional reversals.
State Health Services
Providers of health services on the State level, board gender diversity has been good in recent years.
Managers of superannuation funds, Women on Boards has been active in the question female participation of these boards as 40% of super members are female. This sector appears to be steadily improving its board gender board diversity.
The governing bodies of Universities, members usually elected from staff and alumni though some appointed by the government. Board gender diversity has been good and improving in recent years.