Congratulations and good luck to the finalists of the Central Queensland region. Finalists will compete for top spot in their region at the regional final held on 20 July.

The Central Queensland region thanks their sponsors.

Harry Hauenschild Apprentice of the Year

Proudly sponsored by Construction Skills Queensland

Saraya D'Ath
Qualification: Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician
Training provider: TAFE Queensland
Employer: BM Alliance Coal Operations Pty Ltd

Bronwyn Gurney
Qualification: Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Maintenance - Diesel Fitting)
Training provider: TAFE Queensland
Group training organisation: Gladstone Area Group Apprentices Ltd (GAGAL) 
Host employer: Anglo American Dawson Mine

Richard O'Brien
Qualification: Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician / Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control
Training provider: CQUniversity Australia
Employer: Rio Tinto Alcan - Yarwun


Bob Marshman Trainee of the Year

Proudly sponsored by BUSY At Work

Kira-Lee Gibson
Qualification: Certificate III in Work Health and Safety
Training provider: Orion Training
Group training organisation: Golden West Apprenticeships Limited 
Host employer: SunWater Limited

Toby Greenbury
Qualification: Certificate II in Horticulture
Training provider: CQUniversity Australia
Employer: Central Highlands Regional Council

Jeanette Timor
Qualification: Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management
Training provider: Horticultural Training Pty Ltd
Employer: Mackay Regional Council


Vocational Student of the Year

Proudly sponsored by SDS Training

William DeVreede
Qualification: Diploma of Procurement and Contracting
Training provider: Major Training Services
Employer: Central Highlands Regional Council

Jock McDonald
Qualification: Certificate III in Civil Construction
Training provider: RAPAD Skilling
Employer: Diamantina Shire Council

Chloe Stockham
Qualification: Certificate III in Events
Training provider: RAPAD Skilling
Employer: Winton Shire Council


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year

Proudly sponsored by Rockhampton Regional Council

Kaddie Chilly
Qualification: Certificate III in Business Administration
Training provider: CQUniversity Australia
Employer: Department of Education

Raymond Parlett
Qualification: Certificate III in Civil Construction
Training provider: SDS Training 
Group training organisation: Capricornia Training Company Limited 
Host employer: Roadtek Central Queensland

Jeanette Timor
Qualification: Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management
Training provider: Horticultural Training Pty Ltd
Employer: Mackay Regional Council


School-based Apprentice or Trainee of the Year

Proudly sponsored by Hastings Deering

Madison Curran
Qualification: Certificate III in Dental Assisting
Training provider: TAFE Queensland
Employer: DentalCareXtra Moranbah
School: Moranbah State High School

Kristy Hughes
Qualification: Certificate III in Health Services Assistance
Training provider: Health Industry Training Queensland
Employer: The Oaktree Family Medical Centre
School: Moranbah State High School

Brenton Tomlinson
Qualification: Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology
Training provider: CQUniversity Australia
Group training organisation: MRAEL Group
Host employer: Anglo American Moranbah North Coal Mine
School: Moranbah State High School


Equity VET Student of the Year

Proudly sponsored by CQUniversity Australia

Selena Buckley
Qualification: Certificate III in Beauty Services
Training provider: CQUniversity Australia

Elizabeth Cassells
Qualification: Certificate III in Individual Support
Training provider: Designer Life 
Employer: Engedi

Sahra-Jade Milner
Qualification: Certificate III in Community Services
Training provider: Designer Life


VET Teacher or Trainer of the Year

Proudly sponsored by Queensland Alumina Limited

Shannon Armstrong
Employer: Designer Life

Katie Frize
Employer: Longreach State High School

Thane Williams
Employer: Marist College Emerald


Community Training Initiative of the Year

Proudly sponsored by CQUniversity Australia

Jobs Queensland Ltd
Program: Work Skills Traineeships (SQW)
www.jobsqld.org.au
(07) 3151 5596

Welcoming Intercultural Neighbours Inc
Program: Skilling Central Queensland 
www.win-australia.org.au
(07) 4900 1000

Women's Health Information and Referral Service CQ Inc
Program: Confident, Inspired & Ready for Work Program (Round 2)
www.womenshealthrockhampton.com
1800 017 382


Large Employer of the Year

Proudly sponsored by MEGT (Australia) Ltd

Central Highlands Regional Council
www.centralhighlands.qld.gov.au
1300 242 686

Civeo Pty Ltd
www.civeo.com
1300 732 911

Mackay Regional Council
www.mackay.qld.gov.au
1300 622 529


Small Employer of the Year

Proudly sponsored by MyneSight

Bright Kids After School Care
www.moranbahshs.eq.edu.au
(07) 4949 2111

Intuition The Art of Hair
www.intuitionhair.com.au
(07) 4942 2177

Taylored Automotive Services
www.facebook.com/TayloredAutomotive
(07) 4958 2290

Last updated 7 June 2019

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