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Architecture Profession Must Tackle Gender Pay Gap
Business
Tuesday June 27 2017

Architecture Profession Must Tackle Gender Pay Gap

As with the case in any other profession, the concept that men and women who perform similar tasks involving similar levels of expertise and managerial authority...

Poor Practices Holding Back Women in Construction
Business
Friday December 16 2016

Poor Practices Holding Back Women in Construction

Rigid work practices lie behind a persistent failure on the part of the construction sector in Australia to promote gender diversity and equality in its workforce,...

We Need More Women in Construction
Business
Monday September 7 2015

We Need More Women in Construction

Construction is Australia’s most male-dominated industry.

Leighton Secures $150m to Expand Sundrop Solar
Energy
Thursday December 4 2014

Leighton Secures $150m to Expand Sundrop Solar

Leighton's John Holland business will design and construct the 20 hectare facility for Sundrop Farms in Port Augusta, South Australia. Solar energy will be used to desalinate...

Property Sector Failing on Gender Diversity: Report
Business
Thursday December 4 2014

Property Sector Failing on Gender Diversity: Report

Despite some notable examples of positive efforts, the property sector in Australia is falling behind in its efforts to maximise the potential of women in the...

Property Firms Deliver on Workplace Gender Equity
Business
Monday November 24 2014

Property Firms Deliver on Workplace Gender Equity

Property, construction and other firms which are closely involved with the built environment are delivering on workplace gender equity goals and achieving positive results in efforts...

Study Unveils Barriers to Women Registering as Architects
Business
Monday November 17 2014

Study Unveils Barriers to Women Registering as Architects

Cultural and gender factors as well as the time and level of commitment required are among a number of significant factors inhibiting women from becoming registered...

American Women Face Major Barriers in Construction Trades
Business
Wednesday October 1 2014

American Women Face Major Barriers in Construction Trades

Harassment, hostility, a lack of mentors and stereotyped assumptions are among the significant barriers faced by women in construction trades in the United States, according to...

Major Barriers Remain for Women in Construction
Business
Wednesday March 26 2014

Major Barriers Remain for Women in Construction

Despite increasing awareness surrounding the importance of gender diversity, Australia faces major barriers to attracting and retaining women in the construction industry today, with women within...