Issue 15
Monday, 11 September 2017
Charles Darwin University

Flying Spanners

The RedCentreNATS in Alice Springs has fast become one of the Territory’s most glamorous major events celebrating “all things wheels”. Among the thick of the action was the Shannon’s Flying Spanners competition, hosted by staff from Charles Darwin University. Photos: Patrick Nelson

Trades Central Team Leader Jamie Finn gives Tahya Anderson a few airbrushing pointers during the Spray Painting Simulation
Dion Sewell learns new skills on an excavator, under the supervision of Civil Construction Trainer Barry Whalan
Apprentice diesel mechanics David Johnston and John Bull have made the Flying Spanners final two years in a row
Flying Spanners judge Mark James and time keeper Rosalie Nankivell
Rob Buttery and Head of Schools Trades Roy Brandner inspect CDU’s new VET logo utes
Kristen Anderson, Trisha Mellow, Cain and Jai Gilmour (front), supporting the Civil Construction Activity
Top gun welders Danny Sneddon and Dave Cook
Shannon’s Flying Spanners winners Eldhose Thomas and Alex Riley receive their trophy from Automotive Trainer Rob Tucker
Town Councillor Jamie de Brenni and Alice de Brenni visit the CDU marquee