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


Awards Acknowledge TAFE Queensland’s Top Trade Talent

29 November 23

Fourteen Queensland apprentices were crowned Apprentice of the Year in each of their respective trade categories at the 2023 TAFE Queensland SkillsTech CSQ Apprentice Awards on November 16


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.


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.


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


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


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


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.


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.


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.


Transport and Logistics Jobs Showcase

26 April 23

Workforce and skills shortages are still one of the most pressing issues facing the industry, so we value opportunities like these to talk to job seekers about career opportunities.


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.


Who will help with women who weld?

14 September 22

HVIA is looking for a member to host the highly successful “Women Who Weld” program at a Queensland trailer manufacturing facility in early 2023.


Australian Industry Trade College Rookies Challenge

31 August 22

HVIA was recently invited to the Australian Industry Trade College (AITC) Rookies Challenge at Emu Gully.


HVIA campaign to build pipeline of new starters

22 June 22

Members are invited to get involved in a new HVIA campaign showcasing career opportunities in the heavy vehicle industry to school leavers and other job seekers.


Is a career with heavy vehicles fate or destiny?

8 December 21

Sometimes, in the face of our problems and challenges, we need to take inspiration from our successes, because the answers might be right under our nose.

One of those is hosting Schools to Industry tours of the Brisbane Truck Show.


HVIA community partnership delivering skills to industry

25 November 21

The Queensland Department of Education has produced a video highlighting the successful partnership between HVIA and Brisbane's Glenala Senior High School, supporting their Trades Skills Centre.


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.


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