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  • Woman carpenter on construction site

    In Her Shoes series : Beth

    Name: Beth Role: Apprentice Carpenter, Blue Eco Homes Location: Blue Mountains, NSW 🇦🇺 Instagram: @ChickenChippyBuilds Brief role description/main responsibilities. As an apprentice carpenter, my main role is to assist the carpenter tradesperson onsite with whatever tasks are needed, whilst also learning and improving my skills. With the course I am doing it is completely up to me to ensure I...

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  • Woman builder Beverley Nutley

    In Her Shoes series: Beverley Nutley

    In 1973, Beverley Nutley became Queensland’s (possibly Australia’s) first registered female builder. Beverley is a chippie by trade and has been working in the industry since before 1955 when girls were ‘not supposed to do that sort of work’. She started work in her father’s business in Yeppoon before leaving school where she would nail punch the floors and clean...

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  • In Her Shoes series : Jodie

    In Her Shoes series : Jodie

    Name: Jodie Role: Endorsed Enrolled Nurse Location: Brisbane 🇦🇺 Brief role description/main responsibilities. I work in the contraception clinic providing patient care, education and assisting doctors with procedures. I also do administration duties within the clinic. What do you most enjoy about your role? What is the favourite part of your role? I love being able to empower women to...

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  • In Her Shoes series : Gabrielle

    In Her Shoes series : Gabrielle

    Featuring .. Gabrielle Name : Gabrielle Role : Registered Nurse in travel medicine Location : Brisbane 🇦🇺 Brief role description/main responsibilities : Pre Covid : We prepare travellers for international travel, whether it’s for business or holiday purposes. Many people now are travelling to the developing world, and need immunisation against diseases we don’t see in Australia like Rabies or...

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  • In Her Shoes series : Helen

    In Her Shoes series : Helen

    Featuring .. Helen Name : Helen Role : Manager – NT Court & Tribunal Services, Federal Court of Australia Location : Darwin 🇦🇺 Brief role description/main responsibilities : I manage all administrative functions related registry services for the Federal courts in NT and I am the delegated Admiralty Marshall for NT. What do you most enjoy about your role? What...

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  • In Her Shoes series : Judith

    In Her Shoes series : Judith

    Featuring .. Judith Name : Judith Miller Role : Postal Officer & Forklift Driver Location : Brisbane 🇦🇺 Brief role description/main responsibilities : Sorting parcels into their appropriate destinations; unloading and loading trucks (forklift); running out product to the contract drivers; general office duties (including processing complaints); ensuring mis-sorted parcels are processed adequately and sent to their correct destinations. What...

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