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Toni Coughlin

I am currently a site engineer for water and gas facilities located out in regional Queensland.  I didn’t think this was where I would be when I finished year 12 at Bundaberg State High School in 2011. I started university studying a Bachelor of Arts degree, completing political science and communication courses. Somewhere along the…

Madeline Walkington

As a graduate in civil engineering there almost feels like an infinite number of career pathways you can head down. For me, our compulsory work experience took me to the Goyder River, in outback Northern Territory, where I lived and worked out of a camp, got hands on experience operating machinery and finished most days with a…

Amy Macallister

I started my career straight out of high school after joining the Australian Army. Conducting my training between Wagga Wagga and Oakey, I landed my first posting in Townsville Queensland, working on Black Hawk helicopters. From there I deployed to East Timor, Papua New Guinea and a number of national assistance deployments before being selected…

Nikki Rankine

I grew up mostly in Canberra with my parents and 2 younger brothers also spending time on my grandparent’s farm in NSW. I completed high school in Brisbane. I was pretty confused about what to do after leaving school and my university application forms in 1995 were for Engineering, Architecture, Law, Commerce and Arts! I…

Kat Norman

Looking back, the resources industry has always been a part of my life. I grew up in the Hunter Valley, the second youngest of 8 kids, and my dad worked in the local coal mine. When I was 10, my family moved to Gin Gin in Queensland and lived an off-the-grid lifestyle.  When the time…

Megan Wake

I am a Registered Nurse and Health Advisor at OZ Minerals, Prominent Hill and am passionate about seeing girls become confident, brave and kind people. I want them to be exposed to things, and have lots of opportunities, so they develop into amazing humans. While working in Nursing my whole adult career, I have had…

Annabel Hofstee

I am an Environment and Planning Engineer with Urban Utilities, and graduated with a Dual Civil and Environmental Engineering Degree.  Starting with a dream of being a physiotherapist, I changed my University preferences on a whim, seeking a future that would challenge and excite me. I then travelled from my family in Central Queensland and…

Environment and Planner Engineer

An Environment and Planning Engineer’s main goals are to protect the environment and find ways to bring mutual benefits to humans and the environment simultaneously. In this role you are constantly looking to the future at what changes we need to make now, so that we can to build and adapt communities into the future;…

Eva McLoughlin

I have had a life-long passion for the environment and was determined to pursue a career in science, environmental management or policy, to better understand and protect our ​​natural ecosystems into the future. Without a specific job in mind, studying Ecology and Political Science at university reinforced my commitment to the field, also building a…

Community, Diversity and Inclusion Manager

This role is very diverse. No two days are ever the same. Some of the tasks include: Assisting project teams to increase their female participation on construction sites. Designing and implementing female participation initiatives and events. Educating students, parents, and educators on construction careers for women. Engaging with clients, organisations and the community on industry…

Morgan Rooney

I am a passionate mother of two with a love for construction and the built environment! I hold a Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration and am currently completing a Bachelor Urban Development (Construction Management & Architecture). Whilst working in an Architecture firm, I designed small residential projects through to schools and public buildings up…