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‘Apprenticeships Another Coronavirus Casualty’ – Interview – Radio 2GB

Following a 73% fall in apprentice job ads between January and April, many workplace training relationships are struggling to adjust to a post-lockdown Australia. WPC Group General Manager Andrew Sezonov has explained to John Stanley the difficulties faced by both parties, as they are stuck in the middle, and stresses his concerns for the long term implications of falling numbers.   Nights with John Stanley reviews the day’s news and current affairs, follow breaking news of Read more…

‘Apprentices facing uncertain future during coronavirus pandemic’ ABC News

By Jade Macmillan on AM. https://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/am/apprentices-facing-uncertain-future-during-coronavirus-pandemic/12210464 Apprentices and trainees across the country are among the hundreds of thousands of workers who have been stood down or let go as COVID-19 continues to damage the Australian economy.  Some are concerned that a drop in the number of young Australians in training now could have long term consequences. 

‘Stood-down apprentices facing uncertain future in post-coronavirus world’ – ABC News Australia

By political reporter Jade Macmillan. View this original content on www.abc.net.au here. A love of cars drove Charlotte Graham towards a career as a mechanic. But nearly three years into her apprenticeship, the coronavirus pandemic has put her life on hold. “I was stood down at the start of last month and everything just changed, as soon as that happened my life just imploded upon itself,” she said. “I feel kind of defeated, it’s quite heartbreaking Read more…

How beautiful is this Nissan R390 GT1?

Built in Japan, it was designed to race under the grand touring style rules; regulations for the GT1 class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans required Nissan to build a road-going version. This is the one and only R390 GT1 road model ever built! Specs: twin-turbo 3.5-liter V8 engine with 550 horsepower and 470 pound-feet (637 Newton-meters) of torque, six-speed sequential gearbox, 2,420 pounds (1,100 kilograms) weight, 0-60 mph in 3.9 seconds, 200+ mph Read more…