Women as decision makers
Women on your Club Committee
To gain future funding, state sports associations are required to have 40% women on their boards. Research shows that increased gender diversity on boards leads to improved organisational performance.
As per Moreland Council’s Sporting facilities, grounds and pavilions user guide, clubs are eligible for a 20% discount on their allocation fees if they have 40% women on the committee.
- Sports Unsung Heroes – involvement in non playing roles
- Women in Sport Australia Mentoring opportunities
Change Our Game Leadership opportunities
The Office for Women in Sport and Recreation offer opportunities for women to gain leadership experiences. Find out more about The Initiative.
- Does your club have Ambassadors? Photos and stories of inspiring women who have championed women and girls sport at your club? Find out more about Change Our Game Ambassadors.
Female Leaders in Moreland
Once a month Active Moreland profiles a female playing a vital leadership role at her club. To see how Moreland Council is supporting females in sport, find out more about female leaders in Moreland or see our Active Women and Girls Strategy.
Resources and advice on recruiting and keeping females in leadership roles, particularly in a sport and club setting.
- Stories of Achievement 2020 (PDF 6Mb) - Preventing Violence Against Women: Stories of Achievement from Melbourne's North 2020, Women's Health in the North.
- Female leaders of Moreland - Once a month, Active Moreland profiles a female playing a vital leadership role at her club
- Office for Women in Sport and Recreation - Information on female leadership in sport
- Change Our Game - Guidelines for recruitment and retention of women in leadership roles
- Winning the Fight for Female Talent (PxC report)
- Victorian Women's Trust - Directory of Women search
- Sport Australia Women Leaders in Sport Grant Program
- Women Victoria - Promoting gender equality and empowering women and girls
- Women Sport Australia Leadership Program
- VicSport - Leadership Women and Girls
- 10 Most Powerful Female Leaders article in Sportette