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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.
HEADSTART are a dedicated team of professionals who assist students to realise their employment aspirations and workplace potential through an apprenticeship or traineeship opportunity. Funded by the State Government of Victoria, HEADSTART will deliver an estimated 1,700 apprenticeships and traineeships in over 100 secondary schools across Victoria. Find out more about how HEADSTART can assist school based students to forge a trade career.
Women and Leadership Australia (WLA) have announced scholarships for female leaders within the automotive sector has been extended! This is an exciting opportunity for women within the Automotive Industry who want to progress into a management career, or upskill their management qualifications.
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.
Diversity and inclusion remain vital components to allow the automotive industry to improve worker wellbeing, as well as continue to remain competitive and innovative. The Workplace Diversity Project, led by Tradeswomen…
Building on our Diversity blog series, TWA focuses on how businesses can improve diversity within their workplace through key principles.
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.