The AWRA Way Forward Guides provide straightforward practical information to assist employers in the mining, construction and allied industries to increase the participation of women in their workforce.

They have been developed in consultation with representatives from the industry, and offer ideas and solutions that are specific to our industry.

The Guides are intended to complement and build on existing tools and information, and provide small- and medium-sized businesses with a blueprint for increasing their workforce gender diversity.

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01 Diversity as an Imperative
for Business Leaders

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02 Implementing a Diversity
and Inclusion Strategy

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03 Building your Employment Brand
and Selling your EVP

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04 Innovative Attraction
and Recruitment Strategies


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05 Building an Inclusive
Culture and Engaged


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06 Supportive Work-Life Strategies


07 Developing and Utilising
your Female Talent



08 Providing Support through



09 Being Recognised as a Preferred
Employer of Women