The Northern Territory news Wed 15 May 2019
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20 BUSINESS WEDNESDAY MAY 15 2019 NTNE01Z01MA - V1 FOUR outstanding Territory women will stand alongside the nations best at the Telstra Business Woman of the Year awards tomorrow night. Principal Senior Research Fellow of Menzies School of Health Research, Professor Amanda Leach, who was recognised for her passion for Aboriginal health research by being named Telstra Northern Territory Business Woman of the Year, will be joined by fellow NT business women Leigh Sloan, Angela Tomazos, and Cheryl Wall in Sydney. Professor Leach, (pictured centre, at right) was recognised for her tireless work to ensure the health and medical priorities of indigenous Australians and other disadvantaged populations benefit from the huge investments in health innovations other groups receive. Also recognised in the 2019 Telstra Northern Territory Business Womens Award were: Small Business Award: Leah Sloan, Director, Berry Springs Tavern; Medium & Large Business Award: Angela Tomazos, Managing Partner, Big night for Territorians National Australia Bank; Public Sector & Academia Award. And while the Territory business community waits to see the outcome of the national Telstra Business women awards it can reflect on the successes of our outstanding apprentices and trainees coming through the workforce. Group Training NT has recognised its outstanding trainees at its annual Awards Night at Mindil Beach Casino Resort last week. The award ceremony consisted of 11 categories, 33 finalists with some travelling from regional Northern Territory to be present. Benjamin Martin was awarded the winner of the 2019 GTNT Apprentice of the Year. He has recently completed his Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician qualification hosted by GEMCO. The 2019 GTNT Trainee of the Year was awarded to Jordan Owen who recently completed her Certificate III in Dental Assisting. Jordan is employed by Central Australian Oral Health Services in Alice Spring. GARY SHIPWAY BUSINESS NEWS Women in running for recognition nationally Pritchard Francis appoints new Territory manager CIVIL and structural engineering consultancy firm Pritchard Francis has appointed Mark Monaghan as Northern Territory manager. A long-term member of the NT community, Mr Monaghan is an experienced organisational leader with a strong background in engineering and education operations. He has a proven track record in operational management, business improvement and partnering within the engineering, mining and manufacturing sectors. Pritchard Francis said Mr Monaghan will be an important asset in consolidating its strong industry networks and further developing its relationships and reputation in civil and structural engineering across the Northern Territory. Chief operating officer Andrew Bayley welcomes Mark Monaghan Master Builders Cert IV back MASTER Builders NT Cert IV in Building and Construction is back. Chief executive officer Dave Malone said the course was the prerequisite for applying for a building licence in the NT. Its also a great grounding for anyone looking to extend their career in construction, he said. Thanks to the generous partnership we have with the Department of Trade, Business and Innovation, the course will only cost attendees $1500. That is a bargain and less than half what attendees have paid in the past. The course starts June 1 and enrolments will be managed on a first-in, best-dressed basis. To be a part of it or to find out more about the course, give Paula a call in the organisationss office on 89229666.Dave Malone Digital Futures INSPIRING WOMEN INTO TECHNOLOGY Wed 29 May - Darwin Convention Centre @ 1PM MC Amy Hetherington Keynote - Dr Rebecca Murray Keynote - Sam Floreani Interactive sessions and expo booths Networking event Keynote - Dee Madigan Panel discussion Hear our speakers share their unique career journeys, words of wisdom and inspire Territory women to consider a digital career and enhance their opportunities by embracing technology. Kathleen Robinson - CEO Department of Corporate and Information Services Dr. Kalinda Griffiths - UNSW Sally Parker - Gartner Grace Nolan - Google digitalfutures.nt.gov.au Tickets on sale now @ $40 per ticket includes afternoon tea & networking event. Dont miss out! Book now Raw Comedy Winner 2015 Territory Comedian & Youth Ambassador Director Advanced Manufacturing Alliance CDU World first 3D metal printing technology from SPEE3D Program Director, Code Like a Girl Creative Director, Campaign Edge Advertising guru as featured on Gruen Hosted by Betty Banks from My Kitchen Rules