Image of Fitted for Work donor, Leigh Powell, with colourful graphic background.

Meet the Changemaker: Leigh Powell

 We are excited to share with you a new series of stories about the remarkable Changemakers in our community, their motivations in supporting Fitted for Work, and the profound impact of their generosity. These stories are a testament to the fact that together, we can create lasting change and build a brighter future for women […]

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ABS reveals more Australians are working multiple jobs, with women and young workers overrepresented

By Georgina Sebar The Australian Bureau of Statistics has revealed that 958,600 Australians are working multiple jobs to make ends meet. Women were more likely than men to need a second job, with 7.6 per cent of working women holding more than one position, compared to only 5.7 per cent of employed men. Similarly, 8.0 percent of […]

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Fitted for Work client, Nicole, smiling and posing during her Personal Outfitting appointment.

Nicole’s Story

Nicole was referred to Fitted for Work in 2022. A single mother, at the time of her referral, Nicole was feeling held back by her experiences with complex post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and depression. Nicole felt after her experience navigating recruitment and employment agencies that she needed more tailored and compassionate support. She had lost […]

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Our Board ~ Andrew

Andrew Young Non-Executive Director. Joined 2022 Andy is a Chartered Accountant and Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Currently the Chief Financial Officer (Australia and New Zealand) at Reece Group, Andy brings more than 20 years of corporate experience to the Fitted for Work board spanning the financial services, retail and trade distribution […]

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Our Board ~ Ann

Ann Burns Non-Executive Director. Joined March 2023 Member – External Relationships Committee  With almost 30 years working experience with over 25 years as a senior executive, Ann is renowned for her ability to think strategically, navigate through disruptive industry changes and develop compelling narratives that inspire and drive transformational change. She is a mentor, strategist […]

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Our Board ~ Michael

Michael Wilson Non-Executive Director. Joined 2022 Michael is a consultant with Egon Zehnder, one of the world’s most respected leadership and talent advisory firms, and leads the firm’s Industrial Practice Group in ANZ. He advises CEOs, board members and executive teams on leadership development with specialties in CEO and Board succession. Prior to Egon Zehnder, […]

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Kiera’s Story

  The journey from experiencing hardship to securing a job in COVID-19   After a 25-year career as a Senior Social Worker, Kiera left a domestic violence situation which affected her job. For the first time in her life, she was unemployed as a single mother with two young child. “My mental health began to […]

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Our Board ~ Donna

Donna de Zwart Managing Director. Joined 1st July 2021 Member – Finance Audit and Risk Subcommittee, External Relationships Committee  Standing Invitation to the Governance Committee and the Technology and Media Committee  Donna de Zwart believes every woman has the right to employment and a sustainable future. In her previous leadership roles in the commercial, VET and […]

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