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NMIT 'Green Skills Centre of Excellence' featured on Radio National

29 Jul 2009

NMIT's proposed Green Skills Centre of Excellence featured prominently in a recent ABC Radio National interview on Wednesday 22 July.

NMIT's Green Skills Centre of Excellence Project Manager, David Delaney, joined ABC Radio National 'Bush Telegraph' host, Michael Mackenzie, and Professor Bill Mitchell from the 'Centre Of Full Employment And Equity' (based at the University of Newcastle) in an in-depth discussion on Australia's capacity to adopt environmentally sustainable practices and technologies in order to achieve a low-carbon, environmentally sustainable economy.

David highlighted the Green Skill's Centre's flexiblity to deliver training under 'the one roof' for a variety of environmetally sustainable practices and technologies with applications to multiple industries.

To download the interview go to: Are we ready for a green economy? - ABC Rural Bush Telegraph, (22 July 2009)

See also: NMIT announces new $9.5 million training centre for 'Green Collar' workers (1 July 2009)

 

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Media enquiries should be directed to the NMIT Communications Officer, James Gardener, on (03) 92691579, 0413 483 182 or jamesgardener@nmit.vic.edu.au

NMIT (Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE) - Situated on seven campuses and six training centres throughout Melbourne's north, NMIT delivers vocational training, higher education and lifelong learning capabilities for a global workforce. NMIT forges partnerships with community, industry and government to produce practical, solution orientated graduates capable of making meaningful contributions to their chosen field of endeavour.