The Hon Luke Hartsuyker MP, Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, provided a keynote address at the presentation dinner.
“All the award finalists have achieved amazing things thanks to VET, and are helping build a highly skilled workforce to help our nation remain competitive into the future, ” Minister Hartsuyker told over 700 guests at the presentation dinner. View the Minister’s media release.
The presentation dinner was held at the iconic Princes Wharf One and guests were entertained by Soprano Grace Ovens of the Conservatorium of Music in Tasmania and BEX, a trio of musicians from Hobart College studying nationally recognised qualifications in music.
Winner, runner up and finalist biographies are available on the Australian Training Awards website. To view the online conversations about the Awards, search the social media hashtag #ATA2015 or visit the Awards’ Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter pages.
Held annually each November, the Awards are the peak national awards for VET, recognising innovation and excellence in VET. Many of the awards are the culmination of the state and territory training awards with winners from each state and territory competing in these nationals finals. Seven of the awards are available by direct entry to the national level. 2016 direct entry categories of the Awards open on 1 December 2015.