National Traffic & Transport Conference, Perth, 24-27 July 2018

Diversity Grant

Diverse ideas and perspectives are vital to AITPM’s success. This year, we have partnered with the Department of Transport, a key supporter of diversity and inclusion in the workplace to cover the cost of conference attendance for ten (10) people from diverse backgrounds and/or marginalised groups.

Each grant recipient will receive registration at the 2018 AITPM National Conference in Perth (24 -27 July 2018) including all social networking events. The total prize is valued at over $1,500 each! 


This grant is open to anyone from a diverse background and/or marginalised group who:

• is looking to become more engaged within the transport industry and;
• is currently studying or working in a relevant transport-related field.

We are looking for students and professionals from all walks of life. We particularly encourage applications from: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, women, people with a disability, and people who are LGBTI, young, old, economically disadvantaged, based in a regional, rural or remote area, or from a cultural or linguistically diverse background.


To apply, entrants should submit a one to two page letter (PDF format) addressing each of the following items:

• Your background (including a brief explanation of why you are applying for a Diversity Grant)
• A bit about your achievements/ experience in the industry so far and;
• The benefits that you expect to gain from attending the conference.

Please include in your submission your contact details (email and mobile), and qualifications/ education course (if applicable).

Please send your submission and any queries to by 5pm (WA) on 30th April 2018. Successful applicants will be notified by 31 May 2018. Please note late submissions will not be accepted.

Good luck!

Conference Contact: Zoe Wilks – 2018 National Conference Convenor

+61 421 324 720 |



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