'Dirty' jobs: Lady tradies and young Sydneysiders

Last week, the Daily Telegraph reported thousands of Sydneysiders are turning up their noses at potentially lucrative careers in trade because they see them as 'dirty' and uncool.

This attitude comes despite the fact that youth unemployment rates are higher than 20 per cent higher in part of NSW. In fact, apprenticeships fell by 18 per cent nationally from 2013 to 2014. But should we encourage more youngsters to get their hands 'dirty?'

Fiona Shewring, a tradeswomen, TAFE teacher, and one of the founders of Support and Linking Tradeswomen (SALT), joined host Sam Baran to discuss these issues

Click here to listen to the interview

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