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June 2017

Thursday, 22 June 2017 - 11:40am

The plight of the disappearing Kiribati Islands due to global warming were the focus of a South Metropolitan TAFE (SM TAFE) student’s award winning entry in the Mandurah Wearable Art competition recently.

Monday, 19 June 2017 - 1:31pm

Denise Colbung is woman who wears many hats.  Small business owner, volunteer, advocate, mentor, mother, grandmother, student – and now the deserving recipient of a Zonta Club of Perth award.

Mrs Colbung accepted the inaugural Yvonne Burgu Education Award at the Club’s gathering on 8 June, which will assist her with the financial commitment of completing her studies in Business Management at South Metropolitan TAFE.

Friday, 16 June 2017 - 2:32pm

This year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List was particularly special for two women who are well known at South Metropolitan TAFE.

Thursday, 15 June 2017 - 10:20am

Decades of passion and a life-long fascination with turf have landed a South Metropolitan TAFE lecturer a place in the pages of a new book, Grassroots: The secret life of sport and recreation. 

The new book, produced by the Department of Sport and Recreation, features 40 West Australians who are the unsung heroes behind the sporting industry.

Turf Management Lecturer John Forrest has shared his passion for all things grass with students for the past 20 years, advocating for native species and rehabilitation, as well as volunteering countless hours to community service.