With the Morrison government extolling the virtue of vocational education and training (VET), the benefit of diplomas over degrees differs based on gender, according to a new report. Published by the Grattan Institute, the report found that for students with a lower Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR), VET courses can get them employed faster and … Continue reading Benefit of vocational education comes down to gender
The importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills were highlighted during the recent federal election. With the election over, the sector is now focussed on the opportunities ahead. Manufacturers’ Monthly reports. While the federal Coalition government, in its 2019 budget, recognised the need for greater enrolment of young people – and, in particular, … Continue reading Training the workforce of the future
Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, Karen Andrews, announced on June 26 that the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Women in Innovation Leadership Dialogue will be held as part of the World Economic Forum’s meetings in Asia. This announcement provides the opportunity for Australian leaders in STEM to connect with their counterparts across the … Continue reading Australia leads push for women in STEM leadership across Asia
The Women in Industry Awards were held at The Park, Albert Park, on June 6, in Melbourne. With nearly 200 attendees from a diverse range of industries, it was a great night that celebrated the achievements of individuals who have made valuable and significant change to the industries that they serve in. We congratulate the … Continue reading Women in Industry Awards 2019: All the winners
Mining, engineering and manufacturing are some industries that are often dominated by a male workforce. But, there are plenty of women in these industries that are helping to grow Australia’s economy and workforce to drive the country to the top of the leaderboard in areas such as food manufacturing, health and safety, and technology and … Continue reading Women in Industry Awards 2019 celebrates diversity
Atlas Copco national warehouse supervisor Grace Lennox works in a role she enjoys and for a company that allows her to grow personally and professionally. While this may seem like a small feat, Lennox is bucking a trend followed by millennials and Gen Zs worldwide. Many anticipate staying with one employer for less than two … Continue reading Keeping employees interested beyond the average tenure
Atlas Copco Compressors will return as a sponsor for the sixth edition of the Women in Industry Awards in 2019. Manufacturers’ Monthly caught up with the company to see how it is pursuing its own diversity strategy. This past June saw the fifth edition of the Women in Industry Awards, which recognises the invaluable contributions … Continue reading In pursuit of workforce diversity
Nominations for the widely anticipated Women in Industry Awards are now open for 2019. The Women in Industry Awards recognise outstanding women from across the mining, engineering, manufacturing, road transport, logistics, infrastructure, rail, bulk handling and waste industries. Australian Mining, PACE, Manufacturers’ Monthly, Logistics and Materials Handling, Prime Mover, Trailer and Diesel have partnered to acknowledge the exceptional … Continue reading Nominations now open for Women in Industry Awards 2019
BOC Limited will be sponsoring the Women in Industry Awards in 2019. By renewing its sponsorship, 2019 will be BOC’s five-year anniversary of sponsoring the awards. BOC has a strong affinity for safety, sponsoring the Safety Advocacy Award since it was introduced in 2017. Recently, the company took out the Safety Solution of the Year … Continue reading BOC Limited renews sponsorship with Women in Industry Awards
We would like to thank all attendees and finalists for joining us at this year’s Women in Industry Awards. It was amazing to celebrate and promote the achievements of so many women in industry, and we hope to see you all next year. Through much deliberation, the judges decided on 10 winners: Rising Star … Continue reading Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Women in Industry Awards
Organisers have advised that limited tickets to the fourth annual Women in Industry Awards and Conference remain for next week’s event in Melbourne. New to the 2017 edition, the all-day conference will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 9.00am to 5.00pm on Thursday 22 June, and will be followed by the Awards night … Continue reading Limited tickets for Women In Industry left
Nominations for the 2017 Women in Industry Awards are in, and there are some fantastic candidates that have been put forward. All nominees have been reviewed and our panel of judges has narrowed down finalists in all categories. Below is the list of those in contention. Congratulations to those who have made the final. We … Continue reading Finalists: Women in Industry 2017
The Women in Industry Awards have launched for another year, focusing on women excelling across a number of fields.
Manufacturers’ Monthly, Australian Mining and Pace are proud to announce finalists for the 2015 Women in Industry Awards have been selected from a list of impressive candidates.