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Victorian Premier John Brumby visits NMIT Heidelberg

23 Nov 2010

Staff and students at NMIT's Heidelberg Campus received a visit today from Victorian Premier John Brumby.

Accompanied by Education and Skills Minister Bronwyn Pike and Eltham Labor MP Steve Herbert Mr Brumby toured through the metal fabrication area and bricklaying before moving on to the Building Barn where he chatted with Certificate III in Carpentry apprentices.

Mr Brumby also held a press conference in the Building Barn where he pledged that 2000 Victorian apprentices would be employed every year for the next four years on the Government's multi-billion-dollar building program.

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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.

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