"I JOINED TOP 100 WOMEN BECAUSE OF MY CAREER IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY, SPECIFICALLY BEING INVOLVED IN MINING - A MAN’S WORLD SO TO SPEAK. SINCE JOINING, IT IS AMAZING BEING PART OF A COMMUNITY OF WOMEN SETTING THE SCENE TO HIGHLIGHT THE CHALLENGES AND BARRIERS, BUT ALSO THE HARD WORK OF WOMEN IN THIS INDUSTRY."

“I JOINED TOP 100 WOMEN BECAUSE OF MY CAREER IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY, SPECIFICALLY BECAUSE OF MY TIME SPENT BEING INVOLVED IN MINING – A MAN’S WORLD SO TO SPEAK. SINCE JOINING, IT IS AMAZING BEING PART OF A COMMUNITY OF WOMEN SETTING THE SCENE TO HIGHLIGHT THE CHALLENGES AND BARRIERS, BUT ALSO THE HARD WORK OF WOMEN IN THIS INDUSTRY.”

I joined Top 100 Women because of my career in the construction industry, specifically because of my time spent being involved in mining – a man’s world so to speak. Since joining, it is amazing being part of a community of women setting the scene to highlight the challenges and barriers, but also the hard…

"I BECAME A MEMBER OF TOP 100 WOMEN BECAUSE I WANTED TO SURROUND MYSELF WITH LIKEMINDED WOMEN THAT ARE ALL WANTING TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY." - Litsa Adamou

“I BECAME A MEMBER OF TOP 100 WOMEN BECAUSE I WANTED TO SURROUND MYSELF WITH LIKEMINDED WOMEN THAT ARE ALL WANTING TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY.”

I became a member of Top 100 Women because I wanted to surround myself with like-minded women that are all wanting to make a difference in the construction industry. As a female in this industry, I feel I have needed to work harder to prove my capabilities in order to gain the recognition and respect…

Andrew Shea - Male Champion

ANDREW SHEA

Who you are and what you do? Andrew Shea – Chief Executive Officer of Builders Academy Australia (BAA), a multi award winning Registered Training Organisation (RTO). BAA is part of the Simonds Group, which includes leading residential homebuilder, Simonds Homes. With close to 3000 students, BAA delivers building and construction qualifications from Pre-Apprenticeships through to…

$1 BILLION APPRENTICESHIP WAGE SUBSIDY REQUIRES MORE WOMEN TO PUT THEIR HANDS UP FOR CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

$1 BILLION APPRENTICESHIP WAGE SUBSIDY REQUIRES MORE WOMEN TO PUT THEIR HANDS UP FOR CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

Wage subsidies for new apprenticeships will help thousands of school leavers find work in a post-COVID economy, but industry leaders say the plan risks leaving women behind. The $1.2 billion plan unveiled by Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Sunday will provide wage subsidies of 50 per cent to businesses taking on new apprentices from Monday,…

Ali Musai - Builders Academy Australia Male Champion

“THE WORK, INITIATIVES AND AWARENESS THAT TOP 100 WOMEN IS UNDERTAKING ARE CREATING A MUCH NEEDED SHIFT IN ENCOURAGING WOMEN TO CONSIDER OPPORTUNITIES IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY. THIS IS A JOURNEY BUILDERS ACADEMY AUSTRALIA IS DEFINITELY WANTING TO SUPPORT AND BE A PART OF.”

Who you are and what you do? My name is Ali Musai and I am the National Sales and Operations Manager at Builder’s Academy Australia (BAA). BAA is a Registered Training Organisation (RT0 ID 21583) and is part of the Simonds Group. This includes Simonds Homes, one of Australia’s largest builders of detached housing in…