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IRC Industry Skills Forecast Survey

IRC Industry Skills Forecast Survey

This is your opportunity to help identify the skills needs of your industry. Australian Industry Standards are seeking industry input to assist the Industry Reference Committees (IRCs) that we support to develop the important Industry Skills Forecasts. The...

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AHIA appoints Paul Tyrrell as chief executive

AHIA appoints Paul Tyrrell as chief executive

The Board of the Australian Helicopter Industry Association (AHIA) has appointed Paul Tyrrell as its inaugural chief executive, enabling the association to escalate its proactive development to promote the Australian helicopter industry. The AHIA said Tyrrell, a...

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Dr Megan Clark – Space Industry Opportunity

Dr Megan Clark – Space Industry Opportunity

Article courtesy of Aviation Australia The chair of the Expert Reference Group advising the federal government on the ideal setup of a national space agency Doctor Megan Clark says the space industry represents an “outstanding opportunity” for Australia to create jobs...

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ARA Future Leaders selected for ideas at AusRAIL PLUS 2017

ARA Future Leaders selected for ideas at AusRAIL PLUS 2017

At the AusRAIL PLUS 2017 conference, two ARA Future Leader Program ‘project groups’ were announced as winners for their innovative ideas. The two project groups presented their innovative ideas as part of the ‘Where are we heading?’ plenary session at the conference....

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Real Skills for Real Careers – VET Information Strategy

Real Skills for Real Careers – VET Information Strategy

The Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, the Hon Karen Andrews MP, launched the Vocational Education and Training (VET) Information Strategy at the 2017 Australian Training Awards. Minister Andrews said, 'For too long, perceptions surrounding VET...

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Queensland Winner – Large Employer

Queensland Winner – Large Employer

Hutchinson Builders has won the Australian Training Awards Large Employer of the Year. With a dedicated workforce development program, Hutchinson Builders is well-equipped to deliver training to all employees. Apprentices, trainees and other staff benefit from...

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Queensland Winner – Medium Employer

Queensland Winner – Medium Employer

The Darwalla Group has won the Australian Training Awards Medium Employer of the year. Darwalla Group is the largest Queensland owned poultry producer. With a firm belief that employees are its most valuable asset, Darwalla Group assists employees in reaching their...

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Queensland Winner – Small Employer

Queensland Winner – Small Employer

Tradesmen on Time has won the Australian Training Awards Small Employer of the Year. Tradesmen on Time is a small electrical contracting firm servicing greater Brisbane providing electrical, data and air conditioning services. They are committed to developing and...

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Queensland Winner – Apprentice

Queensland Winner – Apprentice

Gemma Hartwig has won the Australian Training Awards Apprentice of the Year. One of the motivating factors for her continued success in the industry is the drive to overcome the barriers which she has faced in the form of prejudice and discrimination from some...

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