Tradeswomen Australia (TWA) and the Tradeswomen Australia Community Foundation (TWACF) last week announced the Wyndham Pathways Project, an initiative launched in Wyndham (near Melbourne, Victoria) which aims to help vulnerable and disadvantaged women gain employment in trade.
The Tradeswomen Australia Community Foundation today welcomed the support of the Lord Mayor Charitable Foundation, which has announced $70,000 towards establishing a special project in the city of Wyndham. Read the full announcement here.
Tradeswomen Australia today welcomed the Victorian Government’s commitment to the employment of more women in the trades area, with a focus on both young apprentices and mature women being considered in employment and budget announcements.
The Managing Director of Tradeswomen Australia, Fiona McDonald has been appointed to the Advisory Board which will guide the National Careers Institute (NCI). Read more about how this announcement will potentially affect change in improving tradeswomen numbers throughout Australia.
The $5.3 billion building blitz on new public housing, announced today by the Victorian Government, could be an outstanding national showcase of Government policy and commitment to lift the number of women employed in trades.
Tradeswomen Australia today has urged the community to continue to support the Victorian Government’s strategies against the coronavirus to protect Victorian families in the longer term.
TWA today welcomed the Victorian Government’s removal of bans on non-essential outdoor home maintenance and renovations, which provides the economic lifeblood for thousands of small trade businesses.
Tradeswomen Australia have announced the formation of a major charity – the Tradeswomen Australia Community Foundation which will support vulnerable and at-risk women to transition to financial and life security through a career and other pathways. In addition, the new CEO, Patron and Ambassador have been announced.
Tradeswomen Australia are set to launch an event 9:00am Friday 9 October with the formation of a major charity foundation which will support vulnerable and at-risk women to transition to financial and life security through career and other pathways.
The Federal Government’s $1.2 billion budget commitment to fund 50% of apprentices wages for one year should provide an opportunity to lift the participation rate of women in the Trades area. Fiona McDonald, Managing Director of Tradeswomen Australia, said the Federal Government budget announcement provides a major opportunity to increase the…