Congratulations to the Tropical North Queensland region's 2024 regional finalists.

The regional final will be held on 13 July 2024 at the Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Port Douglas.

Harry Hauenschild Apprentice of the Year

Terrence Casey-Douglas, Certificate III in Landscape Construction
Amy Davidson, Certificate III in Hairdressing
Emily Izzard, Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care


Bob Marshman Trainee of the Year

Lekoa Richardson, Certificate III in Business
Georgia Simpson, Certificate III in Wildlife and Exhibited Animal Care
Abbigail Woodfield, Certificate III in Business


Vocational Student of the Year

Amura Blair, Diploma of Nursing
Ely Simmons, Certificate IV in Fitness
Holly Sullivan, Certificate III in Carpentry


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year

Terrence Casey-Douglas, Certificate III in Landscape Construction
Chasten Hunter, Certificate III in Conservation and Ecosystem Management
Rhonda Woolla, Certificate IV in Pre-Hospital Emergency Medical Response


School-based Apprentice or Trainee of the Year

Sean Slack, Certificate II in Engineering
Tulliah Slater, Certificate III in Dental Assisting
Elyse Van der Reijden, Certificate III in Dental Assisting


Equity Student of the Year

Leah Garling, Certificate I in Workplace Skills
Kyle Lucas, Certificate II in Hospitality
Loretta Seriat, Certificate III in Individual Support


VET Teacher or Trainer of the Year

Andrew Boothroyd, TAFE Queensland
Peter Meyer, TAFE Queensland
Stacy Walters, TAFE Queensland


Community Training Initiative of the Year

Centacare FNQ – UpCyclinic
Gunggandji-Mandingalbay Yidinji Peoples Prescribed Body Corporate Aboriginal Corporation – GMY Ranger Program
Vocational Partnerships Group – Work Skills


Large Employer of the Year

Quicksilver Group
Rio Tinto Weipa


Medium Employer of the Year

Jabalbina Yalanji Aboriginal Corporation
Koppens Development
Mount Peter Early Learning


Small Employer of the Year

Gunggandji-Mandingalbay Yidinji Peoples Prescribed Body Corporate Aboriginal Corporation
JAI-MEC Rural Contracting
Outdoor Solutions Queensland

Last updated 20 May 2024

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