15.2.2019 – Saw the ACV/GARDS crew at Chisholm TAFE Berwick campus delivering asbestos awareness to 30 apprentice carpenters who embraced all the issues that came up in our talk – we would like to thank the trade teachers sharing their stories in our session – we had a great bunch of apprentices & they had some terrific questions. We enjoyed meeting them all – they are now more asbestos aware and we wish them all the best in their chosen profession
4.2.2019 – ACV/GARDS duo Vicki and Dot attended Chisholm TAFE – Frankston campus to conduct asbestos awareness sessions to 60+ Carpenters – great questions and terrific trade teachers who added to the session – more apprentices now asbestos aware! Thanks for making us welcome everyone it was a great day discussing all things asbestos
31st January saw the ACV/GARDS girls at their first Asbestos Awareness session for 2019 @Chisholm_Inst Berwick with 30+ apprentice Carpenters – great bunch of apprentices and terrific questions from the apprentices. We also had the experience of 3 hard working Trade teachers there to share their knowledge from their working life in the session – thanks for making us feel welcome everyone – it was truly an honor and privilege to meet so many up and coming tradies – look forward to another 250+ over the next few months. Big thank you to Kevin for making this happen. By doing these sessions we hope that the apprentices are empowered with knowledge that will help them in their future working life.
26.10.2018 – ACV/GARDS rep Vicki was at AGL Loy Yang Traralgon at the carbon capture pilot plant site to celebrate 10 years of research into carbon capture and storage – just another new technology being developed in Latrobe Valley – well done AGL, IHI & CSIRO – it was very interesting listening to how this technology works and to hear about other initiatives into carbon capture which are emerging along with technology like Hydrogen for energy use. Others who were in attendance and spoke were those who have been attending The 14th International conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, known as GHGT-14. The event, held every two years in a different country, is the main global forum to discuss the latest developments in CCS. The Melbourne Convention Centre has hosted the event from Monday the 22nd to 25 October 2018.- some of those from the conference came up by bus today to attend the 10 year celebrations at AGL Loy Yang. It was wonderful to meet so many people from other countries who are looking at ways to control greenhouse gases and take those ideas & projects into the future. Pictured below with Vicki are those attending the carbon capture pilot plant today.
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ACV/GARDS CEO, Vicki, attended Lavalla College, Traralgon to support her VCAL student Jordan, who was doing a presentation of asbestos awareness to 60 of his class mates – Jordan intends to become a plumber – he did a great job of his presentation – There were terrific questions from the students and I must say the students went away from Jordan’s presentation knowing a lot more about asbestos and the issues – more young people who are now much more asbestos aware thanks to Jordan – well done mate – Good luck in your chosen profession – all the best for the future, Jordan
5.10.2018 the ACV/GARDS girls gave another asbestos awareness session to another class of apprentice plumbers at Chisholm TAFE Berwick campus. Good questions asked and more apprentices asbestos aware. We are very pleased to have been able to get to so many apprentices this year. We still have one more class at Frankston next week. We hope that those apprentices we have spoken with this year will take some of what we have tried to alert them to back into their working life and home environment.
ACV/GARDS attended the Warragul Probus Club 27.9.2018 – There were over 100 Probus members who attended. We think most had no idea what asbestos might be lurking in. There were many questions asked about the domestic scene and lots of information given out on the day. The Probus members are now more asbestos aware – thank you for making our org feel very welcome, we enjoyed meeting everyone – special thank you to Jenny & Sharyn for helping on the day it was fantastic to have you both there.