Gender Equality Action Plan 2022 – 2025
In line with requirements under the Gender Equality Act 2020, OVIC developed its first Gender Equality Action Plan in 2021-22.
This plan outlines OVIC’s vision and strategies for creating a gender diverse and equitable workforce.
|Project task||To commence||In progress||Completed|
|Create cross organisational Gender Equity Working Group with Executive sponsorship|
|Undertake Privacy Impact Assessment on data required for the Gender Equality Act 2020 and communicate access, use and storage protocols to employees|
|Develop reporting framework inclusive of key measures across each indicator and implement quarterly reporting to Executive|
|Undertake assessment of OVIC capacity to meet CGEPS reporting requirements for the Workplace Gender Audit. Develop plan to address barriers that are identified|
|Implement training for GEAP initiatives for all staff and leaders|
|Prioritise policies with strong links to the GEAP (Respect in the Workplace, Recruitment & Selection, Flexible Work, OH&S, Internal Complaints) – action plan|
|Build employee capacity to apply an intersectional gender lens to policies and procedures through training or coaching|
|Develop OVIC approach to applying an intersectional gender lens to policy and procedures (standard language and inclusions, accountability etc.)|
|Document key messaging and build commitment to Gender Equality Vision|