Archived press activity (2013)

  • Builders Choice Magazine
    Challenger builds hope brick by brick
    30 December 2013
    Thanks to an access program run by Challenger, Tyran is excited about his career prospects and future.
  • Sunday Times
    Five minutes with Leo Smith
    29 December 2013
    Challenger's hospitality and tourism program manager shared a few insights with WA's major Sunday newspaper.
  • Oil and Gas Gazette
    Gorgon partnerships boost maritime careers
    9 December 2013
    Scholarships and funded sponsorships are providing maritime students with support and opportunity.
  • Koori Mail
    TAE course wins praise
    4 December 2013
    An Aboriginal Certificate IV in Training and Assessment has proven to be a huge success.
  • Education and Training International
    Challenger's student mobility
    13 November 2013
    A federal government grant has allowed students to share skills with those in India and Cambodia.
  • Education and Training International
    Asia partnerships earn Premier's Award
    12 November 2013
    Challenger Institute is a co-recipient of a WA Premier's Award for forging closer ties to Asia.
  • ABC TV
    ABC TV: Challenger art program tackles youth unemployment
    29 October 2013
    A Challenger Institute pilot program is using urban art to draw teenagers back into education.
  • The Weekend West
    Florists can still bloom
    19 October 2013
    There is just one registered training organisation offering formal floristry qualifications.
  • Education and Training International
    Challenger graduate now training to be a neurosurgeon
    17 October 2013
    International student graduate is one step closer to her dream of becoming a neurosurgeon.
  • Sunday Times
    Full steam ahead for Freo
    15 September 2013
    The WA maritime sector has been enhanced with the opening of a simulator training suite.
  • The West Australian
    New centre promises building skills boost
    28 August 2013
    $28.5m million state-of-the-art training centre opens in Rockingham in February.
  • The Weekend West
    Youths building better futures
    17 August 2013
    Challenger's Weld For Life program is helping young men weld their lives back together.
  • Sunday Times
    Taking stock of dream fishing
    28 July 2013
    Challenger's fish and prawn restock efforts offers hopes of vastly improved recreational fishing.
  • Supply Chain Review
    A better future in logistics
    20 July 2013
    Challenger's vision for the logistics and warehouse operations industry.
  • The Weekend West
    Practical skills on offer
    13 July 2013
    The maritime sector received a boost with the opening of a $1.7m maritime simulator training suite.
  • The Australian
    Fees flow back to keep river flush
    11 July 2013
    The Australian Centre for Applied Aquaculture Research (ACAAR) has released 600 juvenile mulloway.
  • Builders Choice Magazine
    Building a pathway to careers in construction
    30 June 2013
    The $28.6m building & construction training facility will soon meet WA's demand for skilled workers.
  • Geraldton Guardian
    Thousands of mulloway released off Geraldton
    24 June 2013
    The Australian Centre for Applied Aquaculture Research (ACAAR) has released 20,000 mulloway.
  • Koori Mail
    Scaffolders building a future
    19 June 2013
    Aboriginal trainees now have the opportunity to work on WA's huge Gorgon Project gas development.
  • PS News
    DAFWA harvests new online pest course
    4 June 2013
    Parntership with Dept. of Agriculture and Food to deliver a new pest controller course online.
  • OnePerth
    Prawns restocking world-first preserves part of Perth culture
    23 May 2013
    Prawns could make a resurgence in WA rivers thanks to a world first culturing program.
  • PACE Today
    Engineering graduate shows plenty of heart
    22 May 2013
    For a former cardiac theatre nurse, a career change from health to engineering made perfect sense.
  • Sound Telegraph
    Sound Telegraph
    22 May 2013
    Construction of Challenger Institute's new technology and training centre is well underway.
  • Science Network WA
    Research prevents raw deal for tuna
    21 May 2013
    Partnership between international institutions to reverse the diminishing wild tuna stocks.
  • National Indigenous Times
    Healthy new career is serious business
    17 May 2013
    A traineeship initiative is reaping dividends for a young Rockingham woman.
  • Weekend West
    Just do the write thing
    12 May 2013
    Written and language skills are now arguably more important than ever for jobseekers.
  • The Weekend West
    Education partnership to create formal health qualification
    4 May 2013
    Partnership with Peel Health Campus to allow workers to gain a formal qualification for job skills.
  • Oil and Gas Gazette
    Oil and gas training gets animated
    10 April 2013
    Animated modelling is allowing students to take the lid off oil and gas processing plants.
  • Mining Chronicle
    Collaboration welds Challenger and industry
    1 April 2013
    A new partnership with CB&I Kentz Joint Venture (CKJV) for the Chevron-operated Gorgon project.
  • The West Australian Online
    Challenger research assists Mid West aquaculture zones
    25 February 2013
    Challenger has cultured juvenile kingfish used in a trial to establish new aquaculture zones.
  • The Star (Kenya)
    Kenyan student wins prestigious award in Australia
    21 February 2013
    Francisca Atonga has won Challenger Institute's International Student of the Year Award.
  • The West Australian
    Mulloway to be restocked
    18 January 2013
    Fisheries Minister announced a $280k project to breed 30,000 fingerlings at Challenger Institute.
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