The NSW government has recently announced support for 3,000 training places for women in trades with this new funding intended to remove the cultural and social barriers keeping women from building sites.
NSW Skills and Tertiary Education Minister, Geoff Lee MP said the low number of female tradies needed to change.
“It is bloody hard as a single female to be surrounded by a male-dominated workforce. Women need support just like other employees and that’s the approach we are targeting.” Mr Lee said.
For information on the various initiatives, please visit: https://www.nsw.gov.au/news/women-in-trades
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