Women & Leadership Australia - Developing Australia's female leaders

Women & Leadership Australia is a national initiative dedicated to supporting a higher representation of female leadership throughout the Australian workforce and the broader community.

Focused on developing leadership capability, enabling career progression and assisting women to more effectively manage the opposing challenges of career and life, WLA has become a highly regarded provider of leadership education to Australian women.

Through a powerful national network, Women & Leadership Australia regularly connects with thousands of individuals, providing on-going support and advice at every stage of their leadership journey.

Leadership Education & Short Courses

Advanced Leadership Program

During a career-defining 12 month journey, participants accelerate their career potential and become part of an exclusive cohort of female leaders.

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The Women's Leadership Alliance In-House Program

combines leadership development workshops with peer group networking to create an unprecedented forum for professional development.

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Conferences & Events

2017 Australian Women's Leadership Symposium

Australia’s most prestigious women’s leadership event, The Symposium unites Australian women from aspiring leaders to the highest office holders.

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The National Defence, Police & Emergency Services Women's Leadership Summit

This significant annual event represents a key national platform for women in Defence, Police and Emergency Services organisations to enhance their leadership knowledge and capacity.

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Women & Leadership Australia

Who Are We?

Women & Leadership Australia is a national initiative committed to supporting the presence of women in business and community leadership roles.

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Our Partners

WLA wishes to thank the following organisations for their support and enthusiasm in driving gender equality.

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More Information About Us

In-House Programs

WLA regularly works alongside organisations throughout the country to design and deliver individually tailored development offerings...

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The Australian Women's Leadership Symposium

The Australian Women's Leadership Symposium is the most highly attended women's leadership…

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The Leadership Toolkit

Shaped by expert advice from top female leaders, trainers and academics, the Leadership Toolkit offers a potent mix of…

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Australian Award for Excellence in Women’s Leadership

Watch Julia Gillard's acceptance speech upon receiving her Australian Award for Excellence in Women's...

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