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The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) is an Australian, not-for-profit organisation formed in 1995.

NAWIC is led by a team of passionate employees and volunteers who all strive to help champion and empower women in the construction and related industries to reach their full potential. With Chapters in every state and territory, we are also part of a global network of NAWIC organisations, including those in the United States, New Zealand and Canada.

NAWIC provides a forum for its members to meet and exchange information, ideas and solutions. We also offer our members an opportunity to expand personal and business networks, maintain awareness of industry developments, improve skills and knowledge and make a contribution to other women in the construction industry.

Our Vision

An equitable construction industry where women fully participate.

What Do We Do


Advocacy and lobbying for change.

With our combined experience, we will be leading change across government and industry. We will be the ‘go to’ voice for comment around women in construction.

Education for individuals, companies and industry as a whole.

We focus on education at all levels, supporting robust initiatives designed to foster success, create future leaders and role models and empower our industry associates to make informed decisions

Connection, Celebration and Support for all women in construction through our membership Community.

The presence of energetic and vocal NAWIC Chapters in every State and Territory delivers networking opportunities, individual support, recognition and a lifelong community for women on a personal level that is safe, supportive and welcoming right throughout Australia.

Our Mission

To drive changes that will aid in the increased recruitment, retention and further vocational development of women within all facets of the construction industry.

Board of directors

National Chairperson
National Vice Chairperson
Chair of Finance & Audit
Chair of Finance & Audit

Our Staff

Our Staff

Operations Manager
National Events Manager
National Admin Coordinator
Education Coordinator
Chapter Admin Coordinator
Chapter Admin Coordinator
Chapter Admin Coordinator
Chapter Events Coordinator
Social Media Coordinator
Financial Accountant


Explore NAWIC's International Affiliate Associations through dedicated pages for each partner, offering insights into the global diversity, expertise, and knowledge they bring to our community. Discover the collaborative spirit and global connections that drive the construction industry forward.