VISION STATEMENT

An equitable construction industry where women fully participate

INCREASE WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

Actively encourage all industry sectors to employ women in leadership
and decision-making roles so that whole-of-industry policy and cultural change is achieved actively and purposefully.


FOCUS ON EDUCATION

To identify and create clear pathways for women
to have a career in construction, from school students through to senior leaders.


PUT GENDER ON THE TENDER

To advocate for minimum of 30% female participation
in all construction projects across both white and blue collar roles.

REDUCE GENDER PAY GAP

Reduce the gender pay gap in the construction industry from the current 20%
to below the national average (14%), achieving a partway goal of 12% by 2024 then focusing on pay parity into the future.


INCREASE RETENTION

Increase the attraction and retention of women in the workplace
by encouraging the continuation of flexible working hours, flexible working practices and flexible workplaces.


CHAMPION POSITIVE CHANGE

To develop NAWIC guidelines for best practice in achieving both gender diversity and pay parity,
while also encouraging industry leaders to actively implement, review and improve their practices in accordance with the guidelines
.