Women in White

Are you a woman in the painting industry? Or are you a girl who is thinking about entering the trade?

Being a woman in a male dominated industry can be a challenge, but there are fantastic opportunities too!
Where can you get help, ideas, find role models and mentors? The National Painting Institute of Painting and Decorating supports female painters through it's Women in White initiative.
Watch a video on how painter Victoria Waring has been successful as a female painter
Connect with other female painters and trainers from around Australia
Get help and advice from Women in Trades
Network with other women with SALT, supporting and linking tradeswomen.
Here are five reasons why being a painter is a good career option for women:
  • Woman see more colours than men. Its true!
  • Your customers are likely to be women
  • Its one of the more creative trades, allowing you to use your decorative skills
  • It's less physically demanding than other trades
  • There is high demand for skilled female painters!
Watch a video interview with Fiona Shewring. painting trainer from Illawarra TAFE
If you are a female in the painting industry and would like to talk to a trained, qualified female painter about business opportunities, bullying, sexual discrimination or any other queries please call one of the following numbers:
Viki: 0418 744 495
Peta: 0420 456348