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You are invited to a free forum for all Food, Fibre and Timber Industry stakeholders.
Skilling: Looking Forward
Hear a panel of leaders discuss the future of training and contribute your thoughts:
Anne Driscoll, Director General, Department of Training and Workforce Development
Jim Walker, Chair of the State Training Board
Michael Hartman, CEO of Skills Impact, a national Skills Service Organisation
Michelle Hoad, Managing Director, North Metropolitan TAFE
Carlo Gosatti, Chair, Food, Fibre, Timber Industry Training Council
Tuesday the 8 October 2019
Time: 3:30pm - 6:30pm *
Includes networking and light meal Venue: Crown Perth Convention Centre, Burswood, WA
Details and the booking link are at: https://www.fftitrainingcouncil.com.au/single-post/2019/07/24/Forum-for-industry-employers-trainers
*The AGM of the Training Council is included from 3:30 to 4:00pm – all are welcome.
Animal Care Meeting:
Our next Industry Advisory Group meeting is Tuesday 27 August, 3 - 4 pm. Diana McNaughton the Skills Impact Industry Engagement Manager is also visiting Perth and can update us on national developments. Contact Paul Etheredge to RSVP.
Future less clear for Australian youth - Interesting Infographic:
Visible Farmer: Have you heard of Visible Farmer?
Visible Farmer is a series of documentaries about the important role that women play in the agricultural industry. Here’s a trailer.
Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Awards/Funding:
Applications are open for the Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, recognising and supporting young Australians aged 18-35 by funding innovation projects.
Animal Welfare Collaborative:
All things green:
Rural community action:
Recognising that the younger generation now have limited opportunities to gain the hands-on training and skills to make them employable locally, the Hay community have collaborated to develop training and employment opportunities.
Safety and Health Representatives Training:
Science and Innovation Awards for Young People – Applications Open:
If you’re 18-35 and want to make a difference in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry this is your chance to apply for a grant of up to $22,000 to fund your project that will benefit Australia’s primary industries. Applications close 5pm AEST Friday 4 October 2019
16 Advantages of Having Millennials in the Workplace:
Interesting article by Life Hack. Great Career Resource:
The apartment construction scandal:
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