Burnie backs Cradle plan

Source: The Advocate Newspaper

The Burnie Tourism Association is the latest Coastal voice to applaud a $160 million Cradle Mountain Master Plan that would need government funding and private investment to go ahead. BTA president Kirk Pinner said the Master Plan is just what’s required to inject economic growth and positivity into the region.


Change needed for Burnie to grow

Source: The Advocate Newspaper

BIG changes are needed if Burnie is to reach its economic potential and drive down unemployment. That is the view of business figure Kirk Pinner, who sees the job services sector, education, commercial property council rates and rents and even the placement of the city’s visitor information centre as issues.


Excellence exemplified at the 2015 National Excellence Awards

Source: The Australian Institute of Management (AIM)

The Australian Institute of Management has continued its proud tradition of unearthing the most inspirational leaders in the Australian workforce. At a glittering ceremony held at Peninsula in Melbourne last night, two Queenslanders, a Tasmanian and a West Australian were named the top managers in the country at AIM's 2015 Excellence Awards Finals.


Skills Tasmania Training Awards

Skills Tasmania Award

(above - from left) 2013 winner Loren Costello, 2012 winner Fiona French and OTSS Kirk Pinner

On Friday September 6th, the team at OTSS attended the Skills Tasmania Training Awards night at Wrest Point.  Congratulations goes to OTSS' Kielly Glanville who was a Finalist for the 2013 VET Teacher / Trainer of the Year Award.  The winner of this prestigious award was Loren Costello, named the 'Outside the Square Solutions' VET Teacher / Trainer of the Year for Tasmania.