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3 rd May 13
Miles Training Centre
On Saturday April 20, students, parents, teachers and members of the public had a sneak peak at the new Miles Training Centre at the Miles High School.
The new Training Centre offers students an exciting opportunity to gain hands-on experience with different types of high-tech equipment, such as those used in state-of-the art manufacturing businesses. As part of the Australia Pacific LNG Project, we supported the Training Centre by funding over $113,000 worth of equipment. The 18 pieces of specialist equipment will enable students to develop skills in the areas of metal fabrication, fitting machining, building construction and mining operations.
With access to high quality trade training facilities that meet industry standards, students will have a head start if they decide to embark on further education and training.
The school will also build partnerships with local businesses, providing students with the ability to gain real industry experience in producing materials required locally.
2 nd May 13
Community Skills Scholarship Applications
Applications are still open for Origin’s Community Skills Scholarship 2013 program and close June 1.
We’re offering scholarships worth up to $13,500 (before tax) to help apprentices in the Maranoa, Western Downs and Banana Shire areas take on a trade and stay in their home towns.
The Community Skills Scholarship Program has helped over 100 people get off to a great start learning and living locally, so if you know of anyone who is starting an apprenticeship, it’s worth checking out. You can find out more about the program on our website, or download the application form to apply.
1 st May 13
It’s show time!
It’s almost show time again in Roma, Miles and Chinchilla. It’s going to be an action-packed couple of weeks, with something for everyone and heaps of fun for the whole family. If you’re heading to the show, why not take a break at our Chill-Out Zone or have a go at the Origin of Gas Quiz for a chance to win some great prizes. There will also be entertainment for the whole family to enjoy.
Roma Show 9-11 May
Miles Show 19 – 21 May
Chinchilla Show 24 – 25 May