Driving Gender Equality at Transport

Welcome to the Transport Women in Leadership Site. This is a space for you to find information, tools and resources about gender equality, and collaborate and connect with other people across the cluster.

For information about our commitment to driving gender equality, key programs and initiatives and our discussion board, you can visit the pages under 'Key Information'. For upcoming events, announcements and articles of interest, check out the 'What's New' board below.

This page is for you, so we encourage you to share your suggestions for what you would like to see more of on the discussion board.

Inclusion and Diversity Team

Welcome to the Transport Women in Leadership Site. This is a space for you to find information, tools and resources about gender equality, and collaborate and connect with other people across the cluster.

For information about our commitment to driving gender equality, key programs and initiatives and our discussion board, you can visit the pages under 'Key Information'. For upcoming events, announcements and articles of interest, check out the 'What's New' board below.

This page is for you, so we encourage you to share your suggestions for what you would like to see more of on the discussion board.

Inclusion and Diversity Team

  • Superhero Daughter Day

    about 2 years ago

    Find out how the IT team at RMS are getting our future leaders excited for a career in STEM.

    Find out how the IT team at RMS are getting our future leaders excited for a career in STEM.

  • Do you know someone who wants to take their career to the next level?

    about 2 years ago

    Our Connecting Forum program gives our future female leaders tools and resources to build their careers at Transport, and 28% of participants have had a promotion or secondment opportunity since completing the program. Find out how you can nominate a female colleague now. Nominations close on Tuesday 17 April 2018.




    Our Connecting Forum program gives our future female leaders tools and resources to build their careers at Transport, and 28% of participants have had a promotion or secondment opportunity since completing the program. Find out how you can nominate a female colleague now. Nominations close on Tuesday 17 April 2018.




  • Women in Focus: Camilla Drover

    about 2 years ago

    Camilla Drover, Executive Director of Motorways at Roads and Maritime shares her top tips for supporting women in non-traditional roles and role modelling inclusive behaviours. Watch the video and consider how you could be a role model to women in your area.


    Camilla Drover, Executive Director of Motorways at Roads and Maritime shares her top tips for supporting women in non-traditional roles and role modelling inclusive behaviours. Watch the video and consider how you could be a role model to women in your area.


  • Sydney Trains gets women into trades

    about 2 years ago



    The Sydney Trains Apprentice Unit won Champion of Diversity and Inclusion at the 2017 Transport Awards. Watch the video to learn how the team attracted more than 100 women to apply for apprenticeships and doubled the number of women hired. Consider the actions they have taken and what you can do to make a difference in your team.




    The Sydney Trains Apprentice Unit won Champion of Diversity and Inclusion at the 2017 Transport Awards. Watch the video to learn how the team attracted more than 100 women to apply for apprenticeships and doubled the number of women hired. Consider the actions they have taken and what you can do to make a difference in your team.


  • Inspirational Women Series event

    over 2 years ago

    Roads and Maritime is hosting a series of events sharing the stories of inspiring women. Find out more about the highlights from the most recent event and see how you can use these insights to progress your career within Transport.


    Roads and Maritime is hosting a series of events sharing the stories of inspiring women. Find out more about the highlights from the most recent event and see how you can use these insights to progress your career within Transport.


  • How to launch a career action plan this Easter break

    over 2 years ago

    The Easter long weekend is a great time to spend time with family and friends, eat lots of chocolate and relax, but its also a perfect opportunity to reset your career goals.

    If you can spare one to two hours this weekend (we know that’s asking a lot), why not try the ‘5 X 5 Action Plan’ and keep yourself focused and accountable for your career goals.


    The Easter long weekend is a great time to spend time with family and friends, eat lots of chocolate and relax, but its also a perfect opportunity to reset your career goals.

    If you can spare one to two hours this weekend (we know that’s asking a lot), why not try the ‘5 X 5 Action Plan’ and keep yourself focused and accountable for your career goals.


  • Women in Focus - Janet Colvin

    over 2 years ago

    Janet Colvin from Sydney Trains has been organising a variety of religious and cultural celebrations, including Harmony Day, over the last 14 years. Watch the short video to get inspired and share this with your team in celebration of Harmony Day.

    Janet Colvin from Sydney Trains has been organising a variety of religious and cultural celebrations, including Harmony Day, over the last 14 years. Watch the short video to get inspired and share this with your team in celebration of Harmony Day.

  • Senior Leader insights from across NSW Government

    over 2 years ago

    Senior leaders from across the public sector were interviewed to share their views on gender equity, identify key challenges, perceptions and opportunities to improve this in the workplace. Watch the short video and share this with your colleagues.



    Senior leaders from across the public sector were interviewed to share their views on gender equity, identify key challenges, perceptions and opportunities to improve this in the workplace. Watch the short video and share this with your colleagues.



  • Women in Focus - Christine Nixon

    over 2 years ago

    At our 2018 International Women's Day event, former Victorian Police Chief Commissioner Christine Nixon provided insight and inspiration as she spoke of her experiences breaking down barriers in a male-dominated workforce.

    Watch her speech and see how you can implement her learnings in the workplace.



    At our 2018 International Women's Day event, former Victorian Police Chief Commissioner Christine Nixon provided insight and inspiration as she spoke of her experiences breaking down barriers in a male-dominated workforce.

    Watch her speech and see how you can implement her learnings in the workplace.



  • Q&A session with Rodd Staples and Kirsten Watson

    over 2 years ago

    Missed out on our recent 2018 International Women's Day event? Don't worry we've got you covered.

    At our 2018 International Women’s Day event, Kirsten Watson, Executive Director People and Culture spoke with Secretary Rodd Staples about why creating a diverse and inclusive workforce is a priority for Transport Watch the video now.


    Missed out on our recent 2018 International Women's Day event? Don't worry we've got you covered.

    At our 2018 International Women’s Day event, Kirsten Watson, Executive Director People and Culture spoke with Secretary Rodd Staples about why creating a diverse and inclusive workforce is a priority for Transport Watch the video now.