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NO DIFFERENT: Fourth year apprentice carpenter Amelia Robertson, on the job with Kane Constructions at Noosa.

Coast's 'lady tradies' say they can hold their own

IF three-quarters of Australians are resistant to the idea of hiring a female tradesperson for a job, nobody has told the Sunshine Coast's "lady tradies".

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My_2-cents - Caloundra

I've got a small fencing job that needs doing, but typically the bloke-tradie I called and arranged a quote with failed to turn up. If the women stick to their word and arrive as organised, they're already better in my book ! I'd happily have a female...


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