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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.
Federal Government $1.2 Billion Boost to Apprenticeships an Opportunity to Increase Women’s Participation in Trades from 2%
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
Women 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 training and skills push amid deepening unemployment. Fiona McDonald, Managing Director of Tradeswomen Australia said, the investment commitment
In 2020, women fight a similar battle to that of 100 years ago when they fought to secure their right to vote to fairly participate in a democracy, now they fight another battle to fairly participate in the workforce
The employment discrimination against women in the core trades of carpentry, automotive and electrical, which has remained less than 2% for over twenty-five years, has been listed as a major issue for the COVID-19 Recovery Strategy.
Tradeswomen Australia today has released stage one of its PROTECT and PRESERVE campaign as the impact of COVID-19 shutdowns start to bite. Fiona McDonald, Managing Director of Tradeswomen Australia said ‘Operation Protect and Preserve’ targets the protection of apprentices from the loss of their apprenticeships, or having the