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Gender Quotas on Boards - Is It Time for Australia to Lean In?

Spender, Peta


This article examines whether Australia should introduce a gender quota on ASX 200 boards. Although existing institutional arrangements favour voluntary initiatives, Australia may be at a critical juncture where two factors — the public, pragmatic nature of the statutory regulation of corporations in Australia and the current salience of gender as a political issue —may favour the introduction of a quota. In particular, Australian policy-makers may be amenable to change by observing initiatives...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Deakin Law Review
Access Rights: Open Access


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