Building Futures: Pathways to Trades National Webinar

Breaking Down the Barriers For Women To Enter The Trades ‘Breaking down the barriers for girls and women to enter the lucrative trades is one of the most significant social equity reforms facing the Australia economy’ – Fiona McDonald, Managing Director of Tradeswomen Australia Tradeswomen Australia Community Foundation have announced a national webinar to provide …

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Tradeswomen Australia Launch Schools Program: ‘Girls urged to follow the money’

The average wage across all trade types was $90,246.55 per year. Tradeswomen Australia Community Foundation have introduced their ‘Building Futures: Pathways to Trades’ program to schools, aimed at providing female secondary students with information on how to access well-paid employment in the trades. Secondary schools in Glen Waverley, Richmond, Montmorency, Box Hill, Deer Park, Werribee, …

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Victorian Skills Authority Supported Could Help Boost Women in the Trades

“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 Victoria’s economy” – Fiona McDonald, Managing Director, Tradeswomen Australia. Tradeswomen Australia have welcomed the announcement that the Victorian …

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Tradeswomen Australia supports NSW Government Fee-Free Training for Women

This direction action by the NSW Government is a political policy benchmark which should be introduced nationally. Tradeswomen Australia today welcomed the NSW Government’s major initiative to boost the female representation in the trades with 3000 training places for women in the construction, manufacturing, engineering, transport and logistics area. Fiona McDonald, Managing Director of Tradeswomen …

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The first ‘Building Futures’ workshop breaks down barriers to get more women into trades!

Tradeswomen Australia Group have commenced the Building Futures: Pathways to Trades, a special pilot program aimed at assisting women obtain access to well-paid employment in the trades careers.    Fiona McDonald, Managing Director of Tradeswomen Australia said the Wyndham Pathways Project, welcomes women of all backgrounds, and has a particular focus on supporting indigenous women, women refugees, …

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‘Building Futures’ Program begins soon at Victoria University’s Werribee Campus

Learn new skills. Boost confidence. Get a job. We can’t wait to get started at Victoria University’s Werribee Campus on Saturday 24 April, when the Building Futures: Pathways to Trades program will commence, running every other weekend for 8 weeks. The program is a series of 4 free workshops supporting women living in or near …

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SBS World News features TWACF’s Building Futures: Pathways to Trades program

On Sunday 21 March 2021, SBS World News aired a segment highlighting the brand new Building Futures: Pathways to Trades program launching in Wyndham in April. Watch it now! Comprising 4 workshops delivered over 8 weeks, Building Futures: Pathways to Trades intends to equip women with the choice to choose a trade if they want …

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Building Futures: Pathways to Trades officially launches at Werribee Mansion

Building Futures: Pathways to Trades officially launched at the beautiful and historic Werribee Mansion in the heart of Wyndham today. Tradeswomen Australia Community Foundation welcomed 50 guests to The Refectory, where they spent the afternoon hearing more about the brand new program which seeks to support women in vulnerable situations into careers in the trades …

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