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Dec
24
2020
Jeff Carr

Carr family dynasty of bricklayers

The Carr family dynasty of bricklayers involving grandsons, nephews, uncles and cousins have been building in Queensland for almost 100 years. The trade has been a staple of the Carr family in Rockhampton for nearly 100 years; Jeff has contributed 51 of those and is finishing this month. ‘I’m the last of the line’ – […]

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Dec
11
2020
the team at abbfl

CITB ‘doorways2construction’ program

  This year’s Doorways2construction (D2C) was held this month in December and several teachers attended the 3-day session. Half the group participated in bricklaying, with the training team from Tonsley-TAFE SA showing teachers how to mix and apply mortar, lay courses of bricks, and build up a corner. The other half participated in solid plastering, […]

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Nov
06
2020
Australian Brick & Blocklaying Training Foundation Limited

ABBTF new team member!

Meet our new team member! We are pleased to welcome Nadine McEwan as our new Industry Engagement Officer in NSW-ACT Nadine is a confident communicator and excellent at building and developing relationships. Her passion lies in working with people. Bringing experience from the Financial Services Industry for over 8 years, Nadine was able to adopt […]

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Oct
07
2020
Bricklayers

Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements

Great news for employers and future apprentices – Businesses who take on a new apprentice will be eligible for a 50% wage subsidy. The Australian Government has announced a new program called ‘Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements’. It is designed to assist job seekers into Australian Apprenticeship jobs, and to help employers take on apprentices. This new […]

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Aug
25
2020
Apprentice Incentives

Update for Employers – SA

If you are an employer wanting assistance with hiring an apprentice – we remain fully available. At ABBTF, our main goal is to help support young Australian’s build a career in the building and construction industry, starting with an apprenticeship in bricklaying. We pride ourselves in developing strong relationships with the bricklayers and apprentices. To […]

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