The National Women in Transport initiative aims to improve the gender balance within the transport industry by bringing government and industry together. As well as the dedicated website and ‘speaker bureau’ profiling women leaders, over the next year the National Women in Transport program will also publish key transport workforce data and deliver a series of events to connect industry leaders.
Visit the womenintransport.gov.au website to find out more.
The Office for Women in the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet is funding a mentoring pilot program that aims to encourage the uptake of women in non-traditional trades. The BUSY Sisters mentoring program supports females in the first six months of their apprenticeship or traineeship, to assist mentees succeed in their chosen trade.
Click here to view the BUSY Sisters program flyer.