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VBA Achievements

TEi Steps up to Kidston Windfarm Project

Jan 2023

TEi Steps up to Kidston Windfarm Project

The final stage of the Kidston Clean Energy Hub, the Kidston Wind Farm, has been declared a prescribed project, ensuring the delivery of the project that will create 200 construction jobs.
“The Kidston Wind Farm project is expected to create around 200 construction jobs and 10 permanent jobs from ongoing operations.” Minister for Regional Development and Manufacturing Glenn Butcher said TEi Services was one of the local suppliers working on the project. “TEi Services is a great example of a company that’s forming part of our new renewable energy manufacturing supply chain.”

TEi supports transitioning soldier

Nov 2022

TEi supports transitioning soldier

This is a Great Story for Matt and the employment he gained but it is also a Great Story for the work TEi does for the Veteran Community.

At the link below, check it out.

Cubic wins PM's Veterans Employer of the Year Award 2022

November 2022

Cubic wins PM's Veterans Employer of the Year Award 2022

Cubic Defence Australia was awarded 𝗘𝗺𝗽𝗹𝗼𝘆𝗲𝗿 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗬𝗲𝗮𝗿 (𝘓𝘢𝘳𝘨𝘦 𝘊𝘢𝘵𝘦𝘨𝘰𝘳𝘺) at the 2022 Prime Minister's National Veterans'​ Employment Program Awards in Canberra on 24 Nov 2022.  They were in this category with Serco Australia and Veolia Australia & New Zealand.

Army' logistic vehicle maintenance extended to Townsville

October 2022

Army' logistic vehicle maintenance extended to Townsville

Rheinmetall Defence Australia has today signed a deed of agreement with Townsville based RGM Maintenance that will bring ongoing secure jobs, training and sovereign industrial capability to the region.
The deed brings together both organisations to work on Medium Heavy Capability services for logistic vehicles as part of the Australian Defence Force’s Land 121 program, at RGM premises in Townsville.

Another veteran employed

September 2022

Another veteran employed

A veteran business that The Oasis Townsville is particularly proud of given we began the veteran employment journey together is about to sign on another veteran.

New business started by a Veteran going strong

July 2022

New business started by a Veteran going strong

Josh Forrest of Voltec Maintenance has recently completed his first financial year of business and servicing over 200 sites.

Sovereign Industries Capabilities Priority Grant

June 2022

Sovereign Industries Capabilities Priority Grant

AEV receiving the Sovereign Industries Capabilities Priority Grant and have started the installation and commissioning of a 5 axis high speed water-jet cutter. This equipment has the ability to cut cold rolled armour, high tensile steels, mild steel, glass, ceramics, rubber and granite without heat and allows for immeditate welding or assembly.

Rapid Re-paint of Bushmasters

June 2022

Rapid Re-paint of Bushmasters

RGM Maintenance rapidly repainted Bushmaster PMVs over a 24-hour period in preparation for transfer to the Ukrainian Government.

VBA on show at ASSCT

May 2022

VBA on show at ASSCT

The VBA Banner appeared in NEM Group Pty Ltd's display at the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists (ASSCT) in Mackay.

Veteran transition, training and employment

May 2022

Veteran transition, training and employment

Voltec hired and trained an ex 3rd Combat Signals Regiment Radio Operator, Luke Toms, who is now enrolled in the Certificate III in Fire Protection - Apprenticeship Pathway with Fire Industry Training.

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