Women in Collision News

These women are proof that you can be both young and successful.

We're about to unveil our next finalists, but it's not too late to nominate!

“They're the backbone of the industry – they're the first port of call.”

We've increased the number of finalists to seven this year and plans for a seminar for industry women are coming on well.

Dianne Ruggeri from Europanels, Geelong is the first 2016 Women in Smash finalist - will someone from your shop be next?

Get nominating if you want your super woman recognised.

Ruth Barnard has racked up an impressive 40 Years at Smithfield Collision Repair Centre.

Entries are open for the 2016 awards plus a Women in Smash seminar is being planned.

Recognising the determined and successful women that make the Australian smash repair industry successful.

Pate was presented with her trophy along with other finalists from the 2015 awards programme,

Kristie Pate has been running Kingswood Smash Repairs (KSR) in Penrith, NSW since she was 23 when she and her brother bought her father out.

Donna Robson is the first Women in Smash finalist selected for 2015.

Samantha Leonard from Forbes Smash in country New South Wales is our youngest finalist so far in Women in Smash Repair.

Sharon McHugh is one of a growing number of female smash repair shop owners. She has been selected as our second of five Women in Smash Repair finalists.