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Christie Savage and Tonielle Dempers were the winners of our 2020 NAWIC Bright Ideas Grant which is designed to provide seed funding to help launch a new idea, programme or business venture related to the construction industry.
As a Director, Strategy and Business Relations at Growthbuilt, one of Melanie
Kurzydlo’s proudest achievements has been winning the 2019 Crystal Vision NAWIC
Award for the advancements of Women.
The 2020 NAWIC International Women’s Day Scholarship winner, Sarah Lawlor
released the findings of her research paper at the 2021 NAWIC NSW IWD Breakfast.
Each year the NAWIC IWD scholarship awards $20,000 to a woman focused on
contributing towards the enhancement of women’s careers in the construction
The 2020 NAWIC International Women’s Day Scholarship winner, Sarah Lawlor has
released the findings of her research paper at the 2021 NAWIC NSW IWD Breakfast,
held in Sydney this morning (March 11).
8 March 2021
A career in construction is interesting but demanding. Whether it is a career as an
architect, a carpenter, an engineer, an electrician, a plumber or an urban planner,
it involves the application of many skills -- physical, technical, communication,
problem-solving, office and business skills.
1 March 2021
Construction Skills Queensland's 2018 Women in Construction report revealed a pattern of severe female under-representation in the construction trades. The 2021 review however, suggests that the tide is finally turning.
23 February 2021
As the newly appointed, first female Head of Department for Construction at
Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT), Karen Abel will draw on over 20 years of
industry experience to provide leadership to an all-male teaching staff across
16 February 2021
The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) is excited to announce
we will be re-energising our 25th Anniversary celebrations this year after postponing
activities during the tumultuous year that was 2020. As part of our 25th Anniversary
year, we will be launching a special, commemorative edition of The NAWIC Journal.
9 February 2021
After a tumultuous 2020, NAWIC has decided to celebrate its 25th birthday in style in
2021. A series of special events have been planned (more on these later in the year),
along with dedicating this years’ Annual NAWIC Journal to the milestone.
25 January 2021
The 12th NAWIC International Women’s Day (IWD) Scholarship is now open, with the
$20,000 prize to be awarded to any eligible female member to develop and/or
carry out research to challenge or change current industry thinking.
18 January 2021
Ipswich City Council has recently won an exemption under the Anti-Discrimination
Act 1991 (QLD) to enable it to target women to fill more of its truck driving positions
and in turn, help reduce the gender gap. NAWIC both celebrates and
congratulates the Council on this move, particularly as it is within a traditionally
male-dominated industry – similar to construction.
21 December 2020
NAWIC, in conjunction with the Australian Training Company (ATC) and the ACT
Government are proud to announce the launch of the Women in Construction
Pathways Program – an initiative designed to provide industry experience for female
students in years 10 and 11 who are interested in pursuing a career in construction.
14 December 2020
Last week NAWIC was featured on Girledworld.com – an award-winning education technology company transforming enterprise and career education to catalyse the next Gen of female leaders, entrepreneurs and STEM champions.
7 December 2020
The Key results from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency’s (WGEA) 2019-20 reporting data are in, with mixed results for the construction industry.
1 December 2020
Following last week’s AGM, the National Association of Women in Construction
(NAWIC) is pleased to welcome three new directors, Joanne Farrell (ACT), Hayley
Gilmour (QLD) and Kylie Judd (WA) to the National Board.
27 November 2020
Each year the NAWIC IWD scholarship awards $20,000 to a woman focused on contributing towards the enhancement of women’s careers in the construction industry.
6 April 2020
NAWIC is delighted to announce the 2020 International Women’s Day (IWD) Scholarship was recently awarded to Sarah Lawlor, Registered Senior Architect at fjmt studio.
Ladies, did you know there are loads of high-paying job opportunities in one of Australia’s largest industries? With an average salary of $109,325
This study was designed to shed further light upon the
attitudes, experiences, activities and decisions of
Australian boys and girls in their early high school years.
NAWIC is pleased to wlecome Kristine Scheul to the position of National Chair and Alison Price to the position of Vice Chair.
NAWIC is pleased to announce the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors: Rebecca Dickson, Fiona Doherty and Alison Price.
While women are still under-represented in property and construction, Canberra women are making great inroads into the industry....
On Thursday 29 June, the National Association of Women in Construction (ACT) launched its ‘CEO Shadow Program’ representing a unique opportunity for aspiring female leaders to learn...