The tyre industry has traditionally been male dominated, with female workers most commonly seen in administration roles. Kal Tire is breaking down the barriers and hiring the best workers for the job, male or female.
BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has commenced its supervisor development program in Queensland to set workers up on the path of leadership in 18 months.
KCGM has made significant changes to its parental leave policy, allowing employees to take up to 22 weeks paid parental or adoption leave.
Rio Tinto has partnered with the University of Queensland (UQ) to give female students an opportunity to experience life as an engineer for a day.
BHP states the race is on for a gender-balanced boardroom, and importantly, a gender-balance of employees.