BBM and Sydney FC have a great start to the season
This year’s Sydney FC line up features three BBM Youth Support awardees in Brett Emerton, Joel Chianese and Pedj Bojic. After a worrying pre-season build up, a 2 – 0 win in the first match, including a goal from Joel Chianese, was a great boost for the team. Other exciting news is that BBM Youth Support […]
Meeting Steven McRae and Mark Annear at the Royal Ballet in London
A personalised backstage tour of the Royal Ballet and a look at the practice rooms with Steven McRae prior to a coffee and catch up in the Royal Ballet canteen was a great experience for me on a recent trip to London. Steven has reached the pinnacle of the ballet world as a principal dancer at the Royal Ballet […]
BBM Youth Support on board for an exciting World Record Attempt!
At BBM Youth Support one of our aims is to inspire young people to achieve their best. That is why we are supporting Ryan Campbell. Ryan has had a passion for flying since he was a young child. On his 15th birthday he was the youngest Australian to fly solo. He obtained his private pilot’s […]
Tristan Krepp wins at Chelsea Flower Show
Tristan Krepp has written his name into Australian Horticulture fokelore over the weekend by being part of the first Aussie team to win Best In Show at the famous Chelsea Flower Show. Nothing would have been further from Tristan’s dreams in December 2012 when he received the 2012/13 BBM Youth Support Sir John Pagan Award […]
Where are they now? Catching up with more of the BBM Youth Support Alumni.
I have been tracking down some of our past awardees with the help of Google! So many of our past awardees have gone on to enjoy exciting careers. The BBM website has been updated with links to alumni websites and has been loaded with more reports from past awardees. It has been exciting to make email […]
BBM supports IPROWD
In August 2012 BBM expanded its involvement with TAFE NSW by allocating additional funding to be allocated specifically to the IPROWD program. IPROWD (Indigenous Police Recruiting Our Way Delivery) is a TAFE Certificate program designed to prepare indigenous Australians to be eligible enter the NWS Police Academy at Goulburn and ultimately gain employment in the […]
WorldSkills Australia National Competition 2012
Did you realise that the world’s best electrician is Australian Ben Houghton who won a gold medal at the 41st WorldSkills International Competition in London last year. From Thursday 30th August to Sunday 2nd September some 500 elite trainees and apprentices aged from 15 to 25 will fight for gold in 50 skill and trade […]
2011 WorldSkills BBM Youth Support Team
The importance of Australia maintaining and developing trade skills can’t be underestimated. We share the vision of WorldSkills Australia – “To contribute to sustainable economic prosperity through the development, recognition and promotion of excellence in skills.” WorldSkills Australia (WSA) aims to develop and nurture the skills of Australia’s youth. Every two years BBM provides […]