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About

Novaskill is a not-for-profit organisation that delivers
training, recruitment services and apprentice management.

Our Story

Novaskill is a not-for-profit company, governed by a Board of voluntary Directors. HGT Australia Ltd, trading as Novaskill focuses on skill development across a range of Vocational Education and Training (VET) areas.

Our clients, customers and stakeholders can be assured that we apply the highest values of honesty, integrity, professionalism and respect in all our dealings.

Novaskill work with businesses and potential employees to make meaningful connections that result in lasting employment opportunities.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Euan Melville – B.Eng (Mech), B.Comm

Euan Melville – B.Eng (Mech), B.Comm

Chairman (Chair Executive Committee)

Chief Development Engineer BHP, Port Engineer Maritime Services Board, Manager Corporate Services Newcastle Port Corporation. (Retired)

Lou McPherson, LLB

Lou McPherson, LLB

Director

Solicitor / Director of McPherson Lawyers, member of the Law Society, member of the Industrial Relations Society (Newcastle Branch) of NSW.

Melanie Jade Hamilton, B.Comm, Member of CPA

Melanie Jade Hamilton, B.Comm, Member of CPA

Director

Qualified Accountant and Tax Agent, Business Advisor – Taggart Business Advisors, Director – eLink Bookkeeper Pty Ltd, Founder & Vice President Genxwomen.

Michael Kevin Johns, LL.M., F.A.I.C.D., DUniv(Newc.)

Michael Kevin Johns, LL.M., F.A.I.C.D., DUniv(Newc.)

Director

Chairman, Newcastle University Sport (Ltd.), Chairman 2NURFM Board, Director, Newcastle Region National Disaster Relief Fund Trustee Limited, Director, Newcastle Temporary Care Limited, Director, Steel River Pty. Ltd., Director, The Hickson Corporation Pty. Ltd., Chairman, Brantag Pty. Ltd. trading as TOLLBULKSANDS.

Phillip John Walkley

Phillip John Walkley

Managing Director

Former General Manager Novaskill, former President and Director Ballina Seagulls Football Club, Director Walkley Holdings, former Operations Manager Central West Group Apprentices, Former Chairman Central West Joint Industry/Education Consultative Committee, Qualified Boilermaker.

Trevor Fullerton – B.A. (Hons)

Trevor Fullerton – B.A. (Hons)

Director

Lecturer in Education, Department Head Professional Studies, Department Head Pedagogical Studies, Assistant Dean, Faculty of Education (Retired).

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