Transport Women has done a couple of research projects in the last decade, and we have the links to the findings of this research available for you below. Just click on the link to see the electronic version. If you would prefer a hard paper copy to read, please contact us and we will send one out to you.

Our first research project was completed over 2005 and 2006, and was titled “Australian Trucking Families in Crisis – A National Study into the Continued Economic and Social Viability of Owner Operators and Small Fleet Owners in Remote, Rural and Regional Australia and the subsequent impact on Australia’s total financial and social well-being”.

The research as a document is in three parts – A very brief overview, the introduction and the findings. All three documents make up the total report – to see the research results click here



RESEARCH FINDINGS 46-69 April 2006


Our other major research was completed a few years ago and was titled “Women Working in Transport – A Snapshot”. This research was conducted in response to the many enquiries we receive at TWAL asking for statistics on the number of women involved and participating in the Transport Industry in all modes in all roles both paid and unpaid.

The research results can be viewed by clicking on the following link –

Women Working in Transport survey report sent to printer