The Plumbettes, All Female Plumbing Services

Growing up as the only girl with three older brothers, I knew deep down I wouldn't be able to settle for a 9-5 office job.

Slip, Slop, Slap

We all remember the old saying Slip, Slop, Slap and if you don't this is just a friendly reminder. As we are starting to head into the warmer months we need to start remembering to look after ourselves both internally and externally.

Female Tradies

I am currently looking for female tradies that are interested in advertising on my website. I get quiet a few enquiries from home owners looking for female tradies to do jobs around there home/s. If you are interested in free advertising please contact me through the Contact Me tab under "About Carlie" in the right-hand column.


Equal Pay

When working in the construction industry the wage is exactly the same it does not depend on if you are female or male. Gender will never change your pay rate. The other bouns to working in the construction industry is that you will be earning or can earn more than a job in administration (nothing against administration workers of course as we all need them too).

Breaking Barriers

Well as we know the days a moving along rapidly where the construction industry was known as a male dominated industry. Every week I'm seeing more and more females on construction sites which is great and they are covering all type's of trade's too.

2013 Construction Skills Queensland Excellence Awards

The CSQ Excellence Awards bring together the best that the building and construction industry has to offer, of the outstanding achievements of organisations and individuals throughout the industry.

No More Waiting Game

As most of us know it can be very hard at times to keep the maintenance upto date around the house wether it be a leaking tap which need the washers replaced, needing an extra power point for that extra appliance you just purchased, having some cracked floor tiles which need to be replaced or even a roof leak the list could go on.

End of Financial Year

Well most of us look forward to the end of financial year. Some of you may wonder what can be claimed on tax, I would advise that you speak with your accountant to get more information about this below I have listed just a few items that may be claimed. Like our accountant says you should way it all up, is it worth spending a $1 to get 10c back????

Workplace Gender Equality Act

Did you know that The Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Act 1999(EOWA Act) has now been renamed The Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012(WGEA). The focus of the legislation has moved from equal opportunites for women to improving gender equality in the workplace.


Kimberley Kerby

I have to thank both my parents for my life. Both of my parents have accomplished things in their lives that have shown my sister and I that we don’t have to settle for second place and if we want something then go for it.