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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
Program begins on Saturday 24 April 2021 at Victoria University’s Werribee Campus
To date, Tradeswomen Australia have had the privilege of interviewing a wide range of talented, diverse trailblazers across Australia. Recently, we were fortunate to come across Nothando, a passionate auto technician who completed her apprenticeship in Zimbabwe in 2014, currently located in Netherlands and looking to migrate to Australia. Read her story here.
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…
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.
TWACF’s introductory session on the Building Futures: Pathway to Trades programme
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.
Wellbeing programs are great ways to allow your employees to tap into to promote wellbeing. Some employers have reported only 10% participation in these initiatives, so how to employers ensure they create or adjust wellbeing programs to make them effective? This blog will aim to address introducing fun, empowering and practical elements that cultivate a positive team culture, driving productivity and employee engagement, and turns health and wellness into part of the team’s daily habits.
The Australian Automotive Industry, particularly Victoria, has been severly impacted by the effects of COVID. This article will help leaders to pinpoint main mental health concerns for their workers, and how workplaces can implement strategies to rebuild mental wellbeing post-COVID.
In our last article, we examined what mental health is, how workplaces play a key role in individual worker mental health, as well as the legal and ethical responsibilities of…