Melbourne Region 2016 National Team Announced!

After receiving an overwhelmingly high standard of applications the Melbourne Region Committee are excited to announce the applicants that have been selected to represent the Melbourne region at the 2016 WorldSkills Australia National Competition to be held at Melbourne Showgrounds between 6-8 October 2016:

Auto ElectricalFranco Lam
Beauty TherapyStephanie Kotsos
BricklayingSam Giamoralos
CarpentryLucas Hammond
Commercial CookeryRyan Costentino
Construction SteelworkJeffrey Barneveld
FloristryElizabeth Lilburn
Graphic Design & TechnologyJoshua Lazaro
HairdressingJemma Blade
JewelleryChloe Biddiscombe
JoineryScott Mason
Landscape ConstructionJames Liley
Landscape ConstructionMatthew Higgins
Network AdministrationLuke Faccin
Painting & DecoratingChris French
PlumbingBrandon Muldoon
ProgrammingJasmine Smalley
RefrigerationDeclan Hamilton
TurningMelinda Lethbridge
Web Design & DevelopmentJonathan Korakas
VETiS ConstructionMichael Nguyen

The results from some Regional Competitions are still being finalised and it is expected that an additional announcement will be made shortly to announce team members representing the following categories:

Fashion Technology
Sheetmetal Work

Competing in a WorldSkills Australia National Competition is an outstanding achievement that can also lead to fantastic opportunities such as representing Australia as a 2017 Skillaroo at the 44th WorldSkills Competition to be held in Abu Dhabi, UAE or the BBM Skilled Futures Program, a scholarship which grants recipients with the opportunity to participate in an overseas leadership course.