Nominate a mate in the NSW Training Awards

Tweed residents are being urged to nominate someone they know, an employer or a training organisation in this year’s NSW Training Awards.

The Awards recognise the achievements of those involved in Vocational Education and Training (VET) across the state.

NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for Skills, John Barilaro said: “These awards provide a platform for us to celebrate the achievements of all those involved in the success of Smart and Skilled – the Government’s training framework which provides eligible students in NSW with access to high-quality, affordable training that meets the needs of industry and which leads to jobs.”


Award categories for individuals include:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year Award
  • Apprentice of the Year Award
  • School-based Apprentice of the Year Award
  • Trainee of the Year Award
  • VET Teacher/Trainer of the Year Award
  • VET in Schools Student of the Year Award
  • Vocational Student of the Year Award

Nominate someone through the Training Services NSW website before Friday 24 March 2017.

Winners will be announced in September, and have the opportunity to compete with other states and territories to be named the best in Australia at the Australian Training Awards.

Cam is a full time roving reporter at myGC and producer/presenter of ‘Good Morning Gold Coast’. You’ll find him scooting around our city interviewing locals, celebrities and politicians in his quirky off-beat style. He holds a Bachelor of Journalism from CQUniversity, where he was awarded the WIN TV QLD Prize in Broadcast Journalism. Before arriving on the GC in August 2016, Cam worked for broadcasters in Darwin, Alice Springs, Adelaide and Melbourne and received an Australian Commercial Radio Award in 2010 for Best News Presenter (Country). He’s also worked as a Media Adviser to a federal politician, a Communications Manager at a specialist medical centre...and a vampire performer at Dracula's Cabaret Restaurant.

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