When Ashley Holloway walked into her first computer programming course at university, the lecturer asked if she was....
A CONSORTIUM of government, scientists and engineers has launched a framework to help improve gender diversity in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) sector.
The State Government is encouraging women to take up non-traditional industries and trades and occupations where women currently make up less than 25 per cent of the total workforce.
The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) is now accepting applications for its 2015, Australia-wide, International Women’s Day Scholarship.
YOUNG women are outperforming their male peers in school but taking a back seat when it comes to high-paying, male-dominated industries, a new report shows.
The Supporting Women Scholarships are opening up new opportunities for Queensland women of all ages and at all stages of their working life.
A NEWLY-formed group that helps women understand their potential in the construction industry has won the top award at the QLD National Association of Women in Construction awards
A Dubbo woman who plied her trade as a carpenter during the 1970s and 80s said it could be tough for women to break into male dominated industries, but said there was absolutely no reason why it couldn't be done.
30 years ago today the Hawke Labor Government's Sex Discrimination Act came into effect.
I wrote a piece in today's The Canberra Times reflecting on how the Act changed the course of my life.
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The first Industry Women Central E-Magazine is available now.
Berry Street School and Shepparton ACE College students took part in the first Victorian workshop aimed at encouraging women to pursue a trade career.
Property Council of Australia Women’s participation in the property and construction industry has been stalled at the 13 per cent mark for the last decade.
Mudgee apprentices Jessica McRae and Tayla-Rose Rohrich have each received a $5000 Women in Non-Traditional Trades Scholarship from Mid-Western Regional Council.
Samantha Conley and Rhianana Rawiri are among about 100 young people who have been trained for employment by Marist Youth Care Skills Development Centre in Blacktown this year.
BOWEN Hills resident Nikki Suey considers herself to be a change agent - someone who can educate others on indigenous affairs and arm them with the tools to make a positive attitude shift.
A LACK of confidence could be stopping girls from taking their place in male-dominated high school subjects, further feeding stereotypes that some careers are "jobs for boys".
The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) has released a discussion paper ‘What women want in a construction career’.
HIGH school girls will get career advice from tradie ladies, as part of a state government push to boost the number of women in "non-traditional" jobs.
Women working in the construction industry have been recognised at the 2013 National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Western Australia Crystal Vision Awards.
Female plumber launches new website to support other women learning a trade in male-dominated industries