READER POLL: Should groups be gender fair rather than skill?

GLAMORGAN Vale residents will be forced to elect equal male and female members for its local water board following updated legislation from the state government.

The legislation stipulates equal gender must be on the board.

But residents are disappointed they can no longer vote for the person who is "right' for the job.

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With many boards and organisations in our region, do you think gender equality is important, or is it better to have the right people best suited to the job.

Be sure to vote in our weekly reader poll below.

The results will be published in the next edition of the Gatton Star.

Vote here:

Should boards be equal in gender representation regardless of ability?

This poll ended on 21 October 2019.

Current Results

Yes

10%

No

89%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.