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Congrats to Olivia Whitt – QLD Committee Member, and introducing arkin.

October 22, 2020 /

Many of you would have seen our Brisbane Strategy and Content Coordinator, Olivia Whitt, either at an event or gracing our social media pages. But what many of you wouldn’t know, is that she has spent the past few months busily preparing to launch arkin.,  a Brisbane-based consultancy created to set construction-sector businesses up for…

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Paving a Brighter Future for Women in Construction

September 22, 2020 /

By Willow Aliento, Originally Published via Jobsite – Powered by Procore Women are still substantially under-represented in the construction industry workforce. However, according to the How We Build Now 2020 research, more than half of all surveyed firms believe this will change in the next decade. We spoke to one of the trailblazers who is showing the…

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Women Gain Ground in Design and Construction

September 22, 2020 /

by Abigail Harrison, Women in Design and Construction, Originally published via Sourceable In recent years, we have absorbed countless inquisitions into the modernisation of gender stereotypes; challenging archetypal builders, hunters, and creators synonymous with masculinity, legalising underground mining for women, and celebrating the “female tradie”. As Australia shifts towards equal opportunity through dismantling gender norms,…

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WIDAC National Silver Sponsor: Interview with Belinda Worden from Austaron Surfaces

September 22, 2020 /

Hi, Belinda! Thanks for having a (virtual) chat with WIDAC. Spring has certainly sprung, so it’s nice to feel the days getting warmer and the year coming to an end. How are you feeling going into the last quarter of the year?   I love all seasons for different reasons. For spring it is the excitement…

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Stronger together

August 4, 2020 /

Hello! Our warmest welcome to you… As somehow while writing this, it’s become apparent that it’s JUNE. Yes, June. That’s right, 2020 is half over! As the months get colder, our hearts are feeling warmer. Standing together amongst the tens of thousands of people at the Black Lives Matter protests, we could feel the true…

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Launch your 2020 with WIDAC and Aspect

July 14, 2020 /

24 February 2020 Aspect thoroughly enjoyed hosting Women in Design and Construction (WIDAC) for their inspiring and hugely successful ‘Launch Your 2020!’ event at our Melbourne showroom recently. WIDAC Melbourne was launched mid 2018 after the great success of WIDAC events and workshops held in both Brisbane and Sydney. At WIDAC the aim is to…

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WIDAC builds cultural change

June 3, 2020 /

Women lifting each other up. Original article written by Elise Honeyman, WIDAC general manager NSW. On any given week across Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, you will find a community of women from the design, construction and related industries having powerful discussions among laughter, good food and wine. Hosted within beautifully designed spaces, often having been…

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