Congratulations and good luck to the finalists of the South East region.

Finalists will compete for top spot in their region at the regional final held on 22 July 2023.

Harry Hauenschild Apprentice of the Year

Wayne Costain, Certificate III in Printing

Jayden Andrew Cross, Certificate III in Carpentry

Patrick Mellifont, Certificate III in Plumbing

Bob Marshman Trainee of the Year

Blake Hyndman-Roberts, Certificate III in Community Pharmacy

Abigail Leth, Certificate III in Hospitality

Charlotte Ross, Certificate IV in Information Technology

Vocational Student of the Year

Jannah Dymnycz, Diploma of Accounting

Grace Edmonds, Diploma of Community Services

Jayme-lee Neilsen, Diploma of Nursing

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year

Emmison Jayde Fitzgerald, Certificate III in Aquatics and Community Recreation

Eli Gilsenan, Certificate III in Marine Habitat Conservation and Restoration

Brianna Morrison, Certificate II in Marine Habitat Conservation and Restoration

School-based Apprentice or Trainee of the Year

Amy Hickling, Certificate III in Business

James Newman-Pace, Certificate III in Cabinet Making

Teraya Wheeler-Harwood, Certificate III in Business

Equity Student of the Year

Dean Clark, Diploma of Sport (Coaching and Sport Development)

Siobhan Dansby, Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways

Blake Dempsey, Certificate III in Business

VET Teacher or Trainer of the Year

Christine Estelle Dellit, Little Snappers Holdings

Katya Holker, Hawkeye Consultancy

Philip Simon, DP Training

Community Training Initiative of the Year

Abilities Plus Learning By Doing – Abilities Plus—Learning By Doing

Everything Suarve – Big Brother Programs

Multicultural Communities Council Gold Coast – Work Towards

Large Employer of the Year

City Venue Management

G8 Education

Riviera Australia

Medium Employer of the Year

All Purpose Transport


Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Small Employer of the Year

Hope Island 7 Day Amcal Chemist

Little Snappers Swim Schools

SeedsOfLife Organic Wholefoods Australia

Last updated 17 May 2023

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