Contact the Local Government Division on 03 6232 7022 or Service Tasmania on 1300 135 513.
Use the Tasmanian Government Directory to find staff contact details
Women still account for less than 30 per cent of councillors, 20 per cent of senior managers and only five per cent of chief executive officers in local government across Australia.
In Tasmania, women make up 52 per cent of the population, yet less than a third of councillors are women.
The State Government is working with local government to promote women in senior management and leadership roles and to raise community and council awareness of the importance of gender balance and diversity in councils.
This will be achieved by:
Cassy O'Connor, Secretary to Cabinet, launched the WomenCan campaign for the 2011 Tasmanian local government elections on 2 October 2010 in Oatlands.
Leading up to the elections in October 2011, WomenCan will be facilitating an exciting range of events and activities designed to encourage and support women in running for council.
These activities will include:
Click here for the calendar of events for the 2011 WomenCan campaign.
To be notified about all of the year's events and opportunities please email your details to: firstname.lastname@example.org