Source: The Canberra Times
- Researchers found that public servants engaged in positive (not negative) discrimination towards female and minority candidates.
- Participants were 2.9% more likely to shortlist female candidates and 3.2% less likely to shortlist male applicants. Minority males were 5.8% more likely to be shortlisted and minority females were 8.6% more likely to be shortlisted.
- Introducing de-identification of applications may have the consequence of decreasing the number of female and minority candidates shortlisted for senior positions.