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Getting more women into the trades area would see them taking home a weekly pay, earning up to $80 to $90 an hour, which would be life changing, as part of a growing need for skilled trades to rebuild Australia’s economy… Fiona McDonald, Managing Director Tradeswomen Australia
Gender Equity Policies Needed to Address Historic and Current Bias Against Women in Trade Employment
Major Political Parties have been have been urged to outline and implement Gender Equity policies in the allocation of trade apprenticeships for women funded by Governments as part of the national economic recovery. The call comes on the day when tens of thousands of women are set to march on
Governments Urged to Pick Up the Tools To Help Build Career Pathways in the Trades for Women at Risk
Federal and State Governments have been urged to pick up the tools and help build careers in the trades for women as part of the national economic recovery, including a special focus on vulnerable women and women from lower income households.
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.