Temporary Traffic Management Industry (February 2024 Update)

In January 2024 Tasmania adopted the Austroads National Training Framework for Temporary Traffic Management (NTFTTM). Currently the Approved Training Providers (ATPs) have these courses available. CivilEdge Course Location Start date Book: TC/TMI1 Combined Launceston 27 February book here TC/TMI1 Combined Hobart 5 March book here TC/TMI1 Combined Launceston 25 March book here TC/TMI1 Combined Hobart 16 April book here Australian …

Your Speed Is Our Safety awareness campaign springs to action

The number one priority of the Civil Contractors Federation, and its members, is workplace safety. CCF Tasmania CEO Andrew Winch said that every day there are hundreds of Tasmanians working on our roads and it is paramount to increase public awareness around the safety of those road workers. “It might be different to where most other people work, but the …

Game changer for attracting talent into the industry

CCF has again run another successful women in civil pre-employment program, with another one on its way! All participants in the courses have secured employment and the feedback from industry is great. We have made a big step forward this month through the negotiation of the training start times for the Women in Civil pre-employment course. Many people are held …

Small Business Growth Strategy Implementation Plan released

Following the launch of the Small Business Growth Strategy 2026 earlier this year, the first Implementation Plan that sets out the actions towards the objectives of strategy has been released.The more than 100 actions in the Implementation Plan will be undertaken by various Tasmanian Government agencies and business representative organisations with a focus on maintaining Tasmania’s appeal as a place for business.This …

Minimising crime for small business

There are ways you can reduce the risk of criminal activity against your business. Having a plan to prevent and recover from an incident can help to minimise the disruption to your business.Business Tasmania has created a new web page with a range of resources to help you get started. The information on this page covers: protecting the security of …

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Energy rebates for business as part of the State Budget

Minister for Energy Hon Guy Barnett has provided details of bill relief for 38,000 small businesses designed to offset increasing energy prices, which are due in the next five weeks. This is in addition to ongoing moves to encourage small businesses to invest in more energy efficient infrastructure through the low interest loan scheme, which will also assist in putting downward …

Stay safe around roadworks this holiday season

The Civil Contractors Federation is urging Tasmanians to stay safe around roadworks during the festive season. CCF Tasmania CEO Andrew Winch said their members and road safety continues to be a top priority and reminds road uses to slow down for road works. “We’re coming into the busy summer season, as tourism and larger gatherings open back up, we expect …

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Graduation

This week CCF Tas celebrated the graduation of our latest participants in the High-Vis Army Civil Construction Pre-Employment Program. Through a partnership with TasTAFE and supported by the Tasmanian Government, this program trained 14 participants in accredited and non-accredited units to upskill them to join the civil construction industry. The Hon Minister Elise Archer and CCF Tas CEO Andrew Winch …

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High-Vis Army Pre-Employment Program

Participants selected for the High-Vis Army Civil Construction Pre-Employment Program have almost completed their study. During this program they have undertaken their White Card, multiple safety units, Traffic Management Qualifications, Spotter training, using plant and equipment, Working at Heights, Tas Networks training and awareness in silica and asbestos. They have also completed First Aid, Communication and Project Management training and …

President’s Lunch 2022

Another fantastic Civil Contractor’s Federation President’s Lunch was held at Blundstone Area in Bellerive on Friday 25. CCF President Bill Abbott hosted as many as 134 people and they were treated to delicious food, drinks, and informative speeches with the afternoon hailing a tremendous success. CCF CEO Andrew Winch said the event provided an opportunity for members to network and …