Women in Collision News

Learning, networking, recognising excellence and having some fun are all on the agenda at next month's event.

Date for awards and seminar is set for November 16 and a new category will now include women working in the industry outside of bodyshops.

We'll publish who has been nominated so far next week so make sure you nominate now.

A great opportunity to network and discuss strategies for female recognition, participation and engagement in our industry.

2017 Women in Collision award winners and women from the industry across the country had a great day networking with their peers.

We're looking for nominations for your star female tradespeople or estimators.

Dianne Ruggeri of Europanels, Victoria was the first 2016 finalist in the Women in Smash awards.

Cramp Bros Bodyworks is the longest running bodyshop in Hobart, Tasmania with Petrina White at its helm as owner and director.

Kate Millar of Sheen Panel Service Croydon celebrates 10 years in the industry.

22-year-old spray painting apprentice 
Lauren Neill of David Hand Smash has been an apprentice spray painter at David Hand Smash in Canberra for four years

One of our favourite events of the year, the Women in Smash lunch recognising a small number of significant women from bodyshops across Australia.

Our latest Women in Smash finalist Andrea McCarthy of McCarthy Panel Works, Queensland believes the more women in the industry, the merrier.

Meet the female force behind Mark McHugh Body Works in Queensland.

You have until this Friday to nominate.

Meet the superstar of Absolute Panel & Paint, Coffs Harbour.

This is your last chance to nominate yourself or an exceptional woman in your business for this year's award.