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Diversity and inclusion

Includes targets and support for gender equality, LGBTIQA+ network resources and support, legal requirements and best practice reports.

Inclusion is the act of enabling genuine participation and contribution, where everyone, regardless of their background, identity or circumstances feels valued, accepted and supported to thrive at work.

Belonging and Inclusion strategy

A holistic approach to inclusion across the sector that brings together existing initiatives and new approaches to best practice. 

View the strategy

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Information about the Inclusion Council, benefits of participating, and the nomination process.

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Data on gender equality in the sector and what we’re doing to improve the experiences of all employees.

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Details about parental leave entitlements for NSW public sector employees.

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Research and guides to make your workplace more inclusive through leadership and removing unconscious bias.

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The legislative requirements on diversity for the NSW government sector.

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Sector initiatives to support LGBTIQA+ employees.

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Watch forums which share knowledge and best practice from across the public and private sectors.

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Information on our work to support cultural diversity in the sector.

Inclusion resources

Explore research on how an email and a phone call can increase the likelihood of women reapplying for a senior role by 27%.

Good feedback requires us to tackle our biases. This guide gives advice for hiring managers and recruiters preparing to give feedback to candidates.