Women's Stories

Explore inspiring stories from women working in the construction industry.

Alyssa works as a builder for Lendlease at the Victoria Cross Station. She is bent down with a hammer and chisel on a worksite.
An image of Alice wearing hi vis and a hard hat on a construction site.

Alice works as a Graduate Site Engineer at the Randwick Campus Redevelopment. She started her career in the construction industry by studying Civil Engineering and Commerce at the University of New South Wales. We asked Alice questions about her pathway into the construction industry and experiences working on site.

Bethany is standing on a construction site.

Bethany works as a Apprentice at the Martin Place Metro station. She started her career in the construction industry by studying wall and ceiling lining at TAFE NSW. We asked Bethany questions about her pathway into the construction industry and experiences working on site.

Jess Davis is standing on a construction site in hi-vis with a hard hat on.

Jessica works as a Project Engineer at the Randwick Campus Redevelopment. She started her career in the construction industry by studying Civil Engineering with Honours at the University of Wollongong. We asked Jessica questions about her pathway into the construction industry and experiences working on site.

Loshika is standing on a construction site in hi-vis and a hard hat. She is looking at the camera smiling and has machinery behind her.

Loshika works as a Construction Manager at Transport for NSW. She started her career in the construction industry by studying Mechanical Engineering and Science. We asked Loshika questions about her pathway into the construction industry and experiences working on site.

Nagham is standing on site wearing hi vis and a hard hat. She is smiling at the camera and has machinery behind her

Nagham works as a Project Engineer. She started her career in the construction industry by studying Civil Engineering. We asked Nagham questions about her pathway into the construction industry and experiences working on site.

Sian is standing on a construction site wearing hi vis and a hard hat.

More stories of women working in the industry coming soon!

If you or someone you know would like to be featured as a case study, please contact INSW.

If you are still in school and are interested in a career in construction, you can kick start your career by studying construction courses at school which may also gain credit to your HSC.

Choosing a career in construction opens you up to a world of opportunity.

It's important to know the facts when speaking to young women considering a career in construction to let them make an informed decision about their career. 

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