Staff up for challenge

Aurora Energy has once again joined forces with TasTAFE to deliver a suite of customised qualifications for its employees.

Sixteen Aurora Energy employees undertook the Formal Qualifications Program, achieving qualifications in Certificate III in Business, Diploma of Leadership and Management and Diploma of Learning and Management Strategic.

Safety a shared responsibility

While businesses rightly bear the majority of workplace health and safety responsibilities, individual employees should also be accountable for actions outside of company processes, writes TCCI Chief Executive Michael Bailey.

Opportunities in maritime

Tasmania is well placed to benefit from the multi-billion dollar navy ship building program, the University of Tasmania says.

UTAS Vice-Chancellor Professor Rufus Black said the Australian Maritime College was delighted to be announced as a strategic partner in the new national enterprise, the Naval Shipbuilding Institute, a joint venture between Kellogg Brown & Root and Huntington Ingalls Industries, which will operate the Naval Shipbuilding College in Adelaide.

Distiller heads the right whey

Vodka produced by Tasmania’s Hartshorn Distillery has won World Vodka of the Year at the World Vodka Awards in London.

The accolade is a wonderful achievement for the young business, which had already gained two other international awards this year.