AusIMM Women in Mining Network (WIMnet)

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AusIMM WIMnet is a national initiative which support the attraction and retention of women in the minerals industry. Membership is open to all (including non-AusIMM members), regardless of gender.


Kate Hobbs (Chair)
Donna Edwards (Secretariat)
Phone : +61 3 9658 6135

Become a WIMnet member

AusIMM members with an interest in WIMnet or state groups can join by ticking 'WIMnet' in the Joining a Community section of the Members' Area (click here to log in to your profile).

Non-members can keep up to date with national initiatives and state events by joining the WIMnet mailing listhere or by following us on Facebook, LinkedIn or our Vimeo Channel.

WIMnet state groups and events

WIMnet state groups local events and initiatives to increase the professional development opportunities for members and non-members. Learn more about your states upcoming events below or visit the AusIMM Events Calendar and use the search term 'WIMnet'.

Latest News

Stay up to date with the latest news, activities, key projects and initiatives, and articles from WIMnet by visiting the WIMnet page on the AusIMM Bulletin website. If you have a story or content of interest to our readers, please let us know via the feedback form.

WIMnet Conference Grants

To increase the number of female presenters at AusIMM conferences WIMnet offers a conference grant for each AusIMM conference, which may be awarded to a female presenter based on merit and need. Grants cover the cost of conference registration, but do not include travel or accommodation. Successful applicants need not be AusIMM members however preference will be given to members.

Women interested in applying for the complimentary conference pass should submit their application of no more than 300 words outlining how they meet the selection cirteria and why they are applying via email to Donna Edwards.


WIMnet partners with other groups on occassion to deliver initatives and activities to members and non-members.