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GIAD 2022 Melbourne is proudly hosted by WAI Australian Chapter and Melbourne Helicopters.
Join thousands of girls from across the globe in participating in a Women in Aviation – International trademarked Girls in Aviation Day event.
The day is an opportunity to explore the exciting careers available in the aviation/aerospace industry such as engineers, aircraft maintenance technicians, pilots, operational staff, air traffic controllers, just to name a few.
This GIAD event will take place in a real aviation hangar environment, where you will be able to get up close to aircraft and equipment. The day will be filled with career inspiration and will be supported by amazing role models.
- Light snack pack for lunch
- GIAD kit filled with resources and activities
- Access to aircraft and equipment
- Access to incredible women from the industry
Who is it for: Girls ages 8 to 17 years to introduce them to the many aviation career possibilities. (Primary ticket reserves are for this) School teachers/Career counselors or Parents/Guardians of the children or students attending who, wish to gain information on how to support a child in pursuing a career in aviation. (Limited ticket reserves for this category)
Cost: Free – Registration is essential as spots are limited.
Where will it be: Melbourne Heli Hangar, Essendon Airport, Essendon | Kulin Nation
This event is proudly supported by the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications, Women In Aviation Industry Initiative.
WAI Australian Chapter acknowledges Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the traditional owners and custodians of the land where this event will be held.
The event is subject to Covid-19 relevant restrictions.