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Business Liaison Association

Wendy Finegan 25 February, 2021 Industry Breakfasts

Brekkie with the Tradies

BREKKIE WITH THE TRADIES   Last month the BLA in conjunction with TAFE Queensland hosted Brekkie with the Tradies. Proudly sponsored by Cairns Hardware  and the Department of Education. Students heard from young workers in the plumbing, electrical, engineering, building and mechanical industries. The BLA would like to thank speakers for their time and for sharing their experiences with the students. Ben Digweed Northern Innovations Alex Giorgi MechTek Pty Ltd Rachel Brooker Rio Tinto Greg Hamill GMH Electrical Contracting Pty Ltd Andrew Evans TAFE Queensland Drew Brauer Kick On     Guest Speakers giving students an insight into various trade options....

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Kerrie Stanley 06 March, 2020 Industry Breakfasts

JCU "Careers in Health" Breakfast

JCU CAREERS IN HEALTH BREAKFAST     On the morning of Friday, 6th March, a group of Redlynch State College Year 11 and 12 students attended the Careers in Health breakfast. The event was run by Angela Toppin and the Business Liaison Association in partnership with James Cook University. A total of  226 students from 13 schools from across the district attended the breakfast.  The event included five guest speakers, an occupational therapy honours student, a senior speech pathologist, a nursing and midwifery lecturer, and intern pharmacist, and an accredited exercise physiologist sport scientist. The range of speakers allowed insight into...

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Kerrie Stanley 27 February, 2020 Industry Breakfasts

Young Entrepreneurs Breakfast with Scott Millar

YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS BREAKFAST WITH SCOTT MILLAR Proudly Sponsored by My Pathway On Thursday 27 February, we hosted a breakfast for the students in our region with Mr Scott Millar CEO of BOP Industries. A special thank you to our wonderful sponsors My Pathway and to our MC's Dany Carline and Austin Meiket from Smithfield State High School. Scott Millar is the 19-year-old founder of BOP Industries, a Brisbane based holographic entertainment startup working to not only develop new and emerging technologies but to teach others to do the same. Scott and his team have designed and created a range of hologram displays...

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Kerrie Stanley 14 March, 2019 Industry Breakfasts

2019 Young Entrepreneurs Breakfast

2019 Young Entrepreneurs Breakfast Yesterday I had the pleasure of meeting a beautiful lady who has achieved so much at the young age of 22 Ms Chelsea Phillips, who presented to 160 local students at our Young Entrepreneurs Breakfast at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns proudly sponsored by TheSPACE! Chelsea shared her entrepreneurial story of achievements and failures and how they have molded her into the business woman that she is today. She explained the lessons that she has learnt from the success, the failure and the struggles faced with being an Entrepreneur. She encouraged the students to take risks, believe in their dreams...

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Kerrie Stanley 11 May, 2018 Industry Breakfasts

CQUniversity - A Recipe for Change Breakfast

Over 160 students attended the CQUniversity Breakfast A Recipe for Change presented by the lovely Ms Claire Marie Pepper.  The breakfast was onsite at their Cairns city campus which was a great for the students to experience.  Claire's presentation was wonderful and it was fantastic to see all the Students engage in the workshop identifying current problems and offering solutions.  Well done to the organising team at CQU, we loved working with you...

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