NAWIC and its members are often interviewed by various media outlets. Please contact us should you have any media / public relations enquiries.


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 construction trades.

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Call for Submissions - The NAWIC Journal 25th Anniversary Edition

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.

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It’s NAWIC’s 25th Birthday!

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.

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The NAWIC 2020 International Women’s Day Scholarship is now OPEN!

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.

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NAWIC Applauds Ipswich City Council Over Innovative Employment Scheme

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. 

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Getting Girls into Construction – one Trade at a Time

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.

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14 December 2020

Last week NAWIC was featured on – an award-winning education technology company transforming enterprise and career education to catalyse the next Gen of female leaders, entrepreneurs and STEM champions.

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Results are in for Construction Industry – Gender Pay Gap has Widened.

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.

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NAWIC Announces Appointment of Three New Directors to the National Board

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.

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How the NAWIC International Women’s Day Scholarship is getting girls into construction

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.


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NAWIC Announces 2020 International Women's Day Scholarship Winner

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.


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Promoting Construction Industry Careers to Female High School Students Through Virtual Reality -2019 NAWIC IWD Research Paper Release

4 March 2020

NAWIC has released a research paper from the 2019 IWD Scholarship recipient, Dr Fiona Lamari, Dr Lamari's paper presents an innovative approach to engaging with female high school students through a Virtual construction Site (VCS)Tour.


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2019 NAWIC National Crystal Vision Award Winner Announced

31 Oct 2019

Cris Munoz, a Construction Manager in the Queensland Multiplex business, has won the 2019 NAWIC National Crystal Vision Award.


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2019 NAWIC Queensland Awards for Excellence honour ‘game changing’ women and organisations in the construction industry

17 Oct 2019

Over 500 people joined together to honour the outstanding women and organisations who are shaping the future of the Queensland construction industry.


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2019 NAWIC Awards for Excellence Media Release

5 Sep 2019


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NAWIC announces appointment of new Board Chair and Vice Chair

7 May 2019

NAWIC is pleased to wlecome Kristine Scheul to the position of National Chair and Alison Price to the position of Vice Chair.

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Women, Want to earn over 150k per year?  Female Construction Workers are the solution to the skill shortage

26 March 2019

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

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Hands Up for Gender Equality

22 February 2019

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.

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NAWIC announces appointment of new National Board Members

Friday 14 December 2018

NAWIC is pleased to announce the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors: Rebecca Dickson, Fiona Doherty and Alison Price.

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Demolishing gender structures | Construction Report

18 October 2018

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Australian Gender Equality Council

25 September 2018

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20 August 2018

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NAWIC (ACT) Lessons from the leaders

Tuesday 29 August

While women are still under-represented in property and construction, Canberra women are making great inroads into the industry....

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NAWIC (ACT) launches 2017 CEO Shadow Program

Thursday 29 June 2017

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...

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