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Women in Power advancing the progress of women in the construction industry

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IWC E-Mag JUNE 2016

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Time is running out to be in with a chance of winning a Women in Mining award!

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Grants to improve women's status

Applications are open for State Government grants for projects which promote women's economic independence and leadership.

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Scholarships provide expanded career options

The State Government has awarded more than 100 training scholarships to women keen to establish careers in a range of trade and skill areas as part of a landmark project.

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Does including women mean excluding men?

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Girls explore the world of trades at Taree TAFE

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WAVE National Conference 2016 - Save the Date

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Oliver releases new safety footwear designed to fit women’s feet

Oliver Footwear has released a new line of safety footwear made specifically for women.

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Lady tradies help NSW farmers maintain properties in drought-affected areas

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Mount Isa schoolgirl shortlists in Construction Skills Queensland award

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Chemical engineer makes Women of Influence list

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City business woman awarded top honour

IPSWICH business owner Kaitlyn More is a woman building her name for herself in the male-dominated construction industry. 

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Constructech Names Balfour Beatty Construction Leaders to 2015 Women in Construction List

Constructech magazine recently named Balfour Beatty Construction’s Kasey Bevans and Nancy Novak to its “2015 Women in Construction” list at the publication’s 2015 Technology Day event.

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WHERE ARE THE WOMEN IN RENEWABLE ENERGY?

ACT’s second large-scale wind auction and the release of a report outlining innovative benefit sharing mechanisms in the wind industry were a few of the exciting developments to come out of the summit. 

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QCLNG employee wins national construction award

GLADSTONE woman Maurissa Douglas Rogers has had her achievements in electrical engineering recognised at a national level. 

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Industry Women Central E-Magazine July-Sept 2015

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Minister wants more women in construction and trades NZ

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Eileen’s best in the business for building

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Promoting women in construction

JLL Senior Project Manager recognised for her efforts to advance women in what is a traditionally male-dominated industry.

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Gender pay gap does damage beyond just the financial

Imagine standing your son and your daughter next to each other and having to tell your daughter that when she grows up, she will earn, on average, 20 per cent less than her brother.

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The APAC Women in Leadership and Management Summits

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Maths, science push for girls sees tech stars lead the way

When Ashley Holloway walked into her first computer programming course at university, the lecturer asked if she was....

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Involvement in Australian Financial Review and Women of Influence Awards is a blast

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Pregnant. Plumber. A Pregnant Plumber.

And Steel Heels agrees, pregnancy and work can co-exist! You don’t have to be torn between doing your job and taking care of your bump. 

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Tradie girls getting it done with female apprentice boost

THE Sunshine Coast is leading the way in smashing sexist workplace stigmas by giving females a start in male-dominated professions.

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Where are the female tradies?

 

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STEM sectors launch gender diversity strategy

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.

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Industry Women Central E-Magazine April-June 2015


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NAWIC National Broadcast: May 2015

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Women in TAFE and VET Leadership Summit 2015

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Lady tradie smashing blue-collar ceiling

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NAWIC BROADCAST: April 2015

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SALT Newsletter issue 5

Supporting and Linking Tradeswomen (SALT)

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NAWIC BROADCAST: Building a better future

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Expanding career options for women - Scholarship Program application

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.

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'Dirty' jobs: Lady tradies and young Sydneysiders

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Elley looks forward to life as a plumber

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Women called to put their best tools forward for award

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Industry Women Central Jan -March Magazine 2015

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NAWIC BROADCAST: Building a better future

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Women make their mark on mining and construction industry

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Construction women build up networks

A new group called South Coast Women in Building and Construction (SCWIB) is running the first in a series of bi-monthly breakfast forums for 2015 on Wednesday

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NAWIC 2015 International Women’s Day Scholarship

The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) is now accepting applications for its 2015, Australia-wide, International Women’s Day Scholarship.

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Real Estate Turns out to Support Disadvantaged Women

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Women digging into mining jobs in the Far North

MINING in the Far North may be regarded as a man’s world, but women are holding their own in the male-dominated industry.

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Industry Women Central December Magazine 2014

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NAWIC November National Broadcast

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Search for female tradies

TAFE South Western Sydney Institute is looking to qualify more female tradies.

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Girls eye better-paid ‘male’ trades

LOREN Del Signore wants to be a truckie working in the mines when she leaves school.

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NAWIC October National Broadcast

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Canberra University students, Graeme Innes AM, graduate

Alexandria Garlan has known firsthand what it's like to be a woman in a man's world.

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Women shaping Australia's future

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Business Women’s awards recognise RAAF squadron leader, Becker helicopters co-founder

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NAWIC September National Broadcast

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Seaford resident first woman named Young Builder of the Year

SEAFORD resident Kate Dawson is the first woman to be named Young Builder of the Year in the Master Builders Excellence in Construction Awards.     

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All power to an electric woman

LOCAL electrical apprentice Allyson Lowry is almost one of a kind. 

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Support for women in mining

A program to encourage women to stay in resources sector careers will continue next year, with continuation of funding from the Queensland Government.

http://www.myresources.com.au/news/27-latestnews/11293-support-for-women-in-mining- 

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Apprentice fitter and turner Lisa Jones praises pre-aprrenticeships

THE only thing Lisa Jones regrets about her apprenticeship is that she did not start it earlier

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NAWIC NSW 2014 winners announced

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Girls encouraged don’t be scared – aim for high-paying, male-dominated industries

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.

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Supporting Women Scholarships

The Supporting Women Scholarships are opening up new opportunities for Queensland women of all ages and at all stages of their working life.

 

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Bechtel women win top national awards

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

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Go girl: better job opportunities for young women

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Carpenter trade 'tough for women'

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.

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Female enrolments on rise for traditional male trade courses

WOMEN are increasingly favouring hands-on training courses with enrolments surging almost 40 per cent in just three years.     

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New One of the Guys initiative to encourage women in engineering, construction and IT

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Men and women need apply: How i became a labourer

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.

*Source Kate Lundy's twitter feed

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NAWIC NATIONAL BROADCAST

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Industry Women Central E-Magazine ISSUE 1 2014

The first Industry Women Central E-Magazine is available now.

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Need a gift for your wife? Give her an apprenticeship

ELECTRICIAN Rob Wallace wanted to add a bit of spark to his marriage, so he gave his wife an apprenticeship.

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NAWIC calls for nominations to new WA chapter committee

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Lady tradies work to promote great career options for others

CAMILLE Agerbeek says it's all about persistence to get where you want to be in your career - especially when it comes to being a tradeswoman.

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Apprenticeships open doors in resource construction

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Women encouraged to tackle trades

Berry Street School and Shepparton ACE College students took part in the first Victorian workshop aimed at encouraging women to pursue a trade career.

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Team of women has supervised $447.5m redevelopment of Box Hill Hospital

CONSTRUCTION may traditionally have been seen as a “man’s world”, but not in the case of Box Hill Hospital’s $447.5 million redevelopment.

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NAWIC 2014 Scholarship Winner

HASSELL’s Michaela Sheahan wins NAWIC International Women’s Day scholarship

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Laurice Temple to lead NAWIC

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Making hard decision to embrace soft power

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.

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Female tradies follow their dreams in a man's world

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International Women's Day Scholarship 2014

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Boys proof the master's apprentice can be a Miss

Doing it for the girls!

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Smashing concrete ceiling



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$5000 scholarships assist women in trades

Mudgee apprentices Jessica McRae and Tayla-Rose Rohrich have each received a $5000 Women in Non-Traditional Trades Scholarship from Mid-Western Regional Council.

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Women urged to nail a building trade

There are calls for females to consider a job on the tools in a bid to fill looming labour shortages in construction

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Mines and Metals Association seeks to boost the number of women in resources industry

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Women at work on construction sites

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.

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Nikki Suey is an agent of change in the male-dominated construction industry

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.

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Gender gap widens for some HSC subjects

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".

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NAWIC- what women want from construction careers

The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) has released a discussion paper ‘What women want in a construction career’.

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Tools to help girls move into apprenticships

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.

 

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WA Women Win Prestigious Construction Awards

Women working in the construction industry have been recognised at the 2013 National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Western Australia Crystal Vision Awards.

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Breaking Barriers Down

Breaking Down Barriers for Women in Construction

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Female Plumber Launches Website

Female plumber launches new website to support other women learning a trade in male-dominated industries

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NAWIC scholarship goes national

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