Tag: equality



Layne Beachley calls for equality for women in sport

Layne Beachley, widely regarded as the most successful female surfer in history, and Director of Aim For The Stars Foundation, took the time to have a chat with us recently about how she feels are some of the most pressing issues for women in sport. What is the #1 change you would like to see…

15 Sep 2014, by Informa Australia


What is the #1 change you would like to see for women in sport?

Responding to a growing industry and community demand to strengthen the representation of women across all aspects of sport, we caught up with a few key speakers of the upcoming Asia Pacific World Sport and Women Conference, to find out what they think is the Number One change they'd like to see for women in sport: The number…

24 Jul 2014, by Informa Australia

Social Policy

CALD communities underutilise crisis services

Australia's crisis services are among the best in the world. Yet, with 200 languages spoken throughout the country, ensuring equal access for non-English speakers remains a tremendous challenge. In the lead-up to the National Emergency Relief Summit, we had the chance to speak to Eva Hussain, CEO at Polaron Language Services about providing access to…

24 Feb 2014, by Informa Australia

Leadership & Communication

34% of women ‘prefer’ male bosses

Over one-third of women would prefer to have a male rather than a female boss, according to a new study. Research by UK-based women's fashion retailer Hobbs revealed that only a quarter of men felt the same way. The figures showed that while 61 per cent of all respondents said they had no preference, there…

30 Aug 2013, by Informa Australia