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World Plumbing Conference

Melbourne Convention Centre, 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf, VIC 3006 | Hide Map
Date: Sep 11, 2019 - Sep 13, 2019

The triennial World Plumbing Conference offers a unique opportunity for the global plumbing community to come together for knowledge sharing, networking and professional development.

The conference is brought to you by the World Plumbing Council (WPC) as part of our commitment to achieving the best possible plumbing for the world through growth and development of the world’s plumbing industries.

The conference offers opportunities to share knowledge and expertise without borders and at each conference we are inspired to see the spread of ideas back across the world.   It is for participants and decision makers at all levels of industry.

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Master Plumbers will be presenting the Women in Plumbing breakout session at the conference on Thursday from 1.30pm - 4.30pm

According to the ABS data, despite making some inroads in recent years, women still make up less than 2 per cent of those working in construction, engineering and automotive trades. Within that 2 per cent, female electricians outnumber female plumbers by about 3 to 1. There are fewer than 1000 qualified and practising female plumbers in Australia. 


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