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It is vital to maintain as many apprenticeships as possible to retain the skill levels to rebuild the national social and economic foundations of Australia.
MacKenzie Gulland, a lone boilermaker tradeswoman in WA’s Kimberley region
Girls completing school at the end of the year are being urged to consider trade apprenticeships or employment in the trades areas to take advantage of the Federal Government’s $2 billion skills push amid deepening unemployment.
Tradeswomen Australia today backed the Federal Government’s program to extend apprenticeship opportunities, boost national trade skills and provide incentives for people to undertake renovations or build new homes through the Home Builder Grants Program.
Left: Susan Alberti AC, Patron, Tradeswoman Australia, Peta Murphy MP, Federal Member for Dunkley and Fiona McDonald, Managing Director of Tradeswomen Australia at Frankston last Friday. The Patron of Tradeswomen Australia, Susan Alberti AC, and the Managing Director, Fiona McDonald, last week met Federal Member Peta Murphy MP in
The national trade skills shortage in Australia is primarily being caused by the imbedded negative culture against women which actively discourages women from pursuing trade careers, such as building and construction.