Nominate Now Urges 2023 HVIA Award Winner

19 June 24

Brayden Conaghan says he wouldn’t hesitate to recommend taking the time to nominate for Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia’s 2024 National Awards – the only awards program specifically celebrating the achievements of Australia’s heavy vehicle industry

READ MORE

New HVIA Apprenticeship Awards Recognise All Trades

12 June 24

HVIA’s prestigious 2024 National Awards – which celebrate the achievements of the nation’s heavy vehicle industry – have opened for nominations today

READ MORE

CIT To Host Australia’s first TAFE EV Centre of Excellence

6 May 24

The Mining and Automotive Skills Alliance has welcomed the Federal Government’s decision to establish Australia’s first TAFE Electric VehicleCentre of Excellence at the Canberra Institute of Technology

READ MORE

New Energy Apprenticeships Program Amped Up

3 May 24

The Federal Government is expanding the New Energy Apprenticeships Program which provides incentives to encourage more people into sectors that are playing a critical role in transitioning Australia to a net-zero economy and support its “Future Made in Australia” goal

READ MORE

HVIA Facilitates Minister’s Visit to Robuk Engineering

16 April 24

HVIA facilitated a recent site visit by Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Senator Carol Brown, to member company Robuk Engineering

READ MORE

PACCAR Australia Names Technicians Of The Year

27 March 24

From a shortlist of four Kenworth technicians across Australia, Grant Brown of Kenworth DAF Bayswater has been named 2024 PACCAR Australia’s Kenworth Technician of the Year

READ MORE

Automotive Skills Alliance’s Advisory Panel Gets to Work

28 February 24

The first meeting of the Mining and Automotive Skills Alliance’s Automotive Strategic Workforce Advisory Panel took place last week, bringing together members to discuss the latest industry research, projects, and initial Workforce Plan for 202

READ MORE

Nominations Open For 2024 Victorian Training Awards

19 December 23

Now in its 70th year, the annual awards will be presented across 15 categories at a gala ceremony to be held in August 2024

READ MORE

Image Gallery: 2023 HVIA National Awards Gala Dinner

6 December 23

If you were among the more than 200 people who attended the prestigious 2023 HVIA National Awards Gala Dinner on November 24 (or not), check out this awesome image gallery from the night

READ MORE

Construction Starts On New HV Training Facility In Mackay

15 November 23

Construction has commenced on a multi-million-dollar specialist training facility for heavy automotive trades at the CQUniversity Ooralea campus in Mackay in Central Queensland.

READ MORE

Outstanding Finalists Vie For Apprentice Of Year Award

15 November 23

The finalists in the Apprentice of the Year category of HVIA’s National Awards have been revealed.

READ MORE

Course Aims To Lift Completion Rate Of Female Apprentices

1 November 23

Heavy commercial vehicle tradesperson-turned-life coach, mentor and industry ambassador Louise Azzopardi is offering a new coaching program that aims to tackle the high non-completion rate of female apprentices

READ MORE

Apprentice Challenge Winners Enjoy Super Cars Action

1 November 23

The winners of the 2023 HVIA National Apprentice Challenge not only got to experience all the race action at last weekend’s Boost Mobile Gold Coast 500, but also got a rare behind-the-scenes insight into the high-octane life of a race-car mechanic

READ MORE

HVIA National Awards Southern Region Finalists Unveiled

25 October 23

HVIA National Awards Southern Region finalists were honoured in Melbourne last week in front of an audience of industry leaders at the HVIA Executive Club event held in Melbourne

READ MORE

Electric Vehicle Apprenticeships Arrive In Qld

11 October 23

Electric Vehicle (EV) apprentices are heading to the sunshine state, with TAFE Queensland now offering the Certificate III in Automotive Vehicle Technology apprenticeship to Queenslanders

READ MORE

Critical shortages highlighted during National Skills Week

21 August 23

The pipeline for skilled workers is struggling to keep pace with demand according to Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia’s Chief Executive Todd Hacking.

READ MORE

2023 HVIA National Apprentice Challenge results

24 May 23

The 2023 HVIA National Apprentice Challenge went down to the wire before the Queensland team of Lachlan Tate (Brown & Hurley) and Brayden Conaghan (Penske Australia) took out the title with a flawless fault-finding final.

READ MORE

Putting our future in the hands of a new generation

3 May 23

We have been delighted by the enthusiasm from students and their schools to come to the 2023 Brisbane Truck Show to look at career opportunities in the heavy vehicle industry.

READ MORE

Australian Heavy Vehicle Industry Week media launch

19 April 23

This year’s Australian Heavy Vehicle Industry Week officially launched at South Bank, Brisbane this week, unveiling the country’s biggest ever program of heavy vehicle events and activities and the largest display of zero-emissions vehicles in the southern hemisphere.

READ MORE

Champion apprentices reunite at Supercars GC500

2 November 22

It was worth the wait for 2021 National Apprentice Challenge champions, Luke Kneebone of Webster Trucks in Tasmania and Sam Allan of Ballarat Isuzu.

READ MORE

Southern Team flip the script in HVIA National Apprentice Challenge final

18 May 21

On the first day of competition Jack and Shaneet from the Eastern team took on Beau and Bekitemba from Western team.

READ MORE

Inspiring activations coming to the BTS21 Jobs Hub

3 February 21

It is full steam ahead with preparations for the 2021 Brisbane Truck Show and with each week more details are being revealed about exciting displays, events and activations taking place within and alongside the show.

READ MORE

National Apprentice Challenge – are you up for the challenge?

21 October 20

The call for apprentices from around the country is out now. The opportunity to compete in the National Apprentice Challenge, with selected teams taking on the best-of-the-best from all over the country, has been raised another notch.

READ MORE

New grants support participation in business events

11 September 20

HVIA is pleased to share with you the Australian Government’s announcement this morning of a $50 million injection into Australia's vital business events sector ahead of the 2021 Brisbane Truck Show.

READ MORE

Follow Us