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Transcript 6171


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Hawke, Robert

Period of Service: 11/03/1983 to 20/12/1991

More information about Hawke, Robert on The National Archive website.

Release Date: 05/08/1983

Release Type: Media Release

Transcript ID: 6171

FOR MEDIA 5 August 1983
In Sydney on Monday 8 August, the Prime Minister will
farewell the Australian team to the International Skill
Olympics in Austria.
The farewell will take place at Kirribilli House at noon.
The Skill Olympics will be held in Linz, from August 15-29, and
will involve competition between top young tradespeople from
17 industrial nations.
The Australian team, who are aged between 19 and 21, have been
selected during the past year from 1200 entrants in a round of
competitions organised by Work Skill Australia, sponsored by the
H. V. Evatt Foundation.
The members of the Australian team are:
Trade Constructing Steelwork
Patternmaking Ladies' Hairdressing
Bricklaying Fitting Carpentry Turning Jewel lery
Industrial Wiring
Toolmaking Electric Welding Name and Region
Peter Bordin, 20, Sydney
Howard Crawford, 20, Melbourne
Louise Ferguson, 21, Queensland
Robyn Ellis, 21, Sydney
Peter Beveridge, 20, Geelong
Kenneth Xuereb, 19, Melbourne
Michael Tiele, 19, Canberra
Philip Tjerkstra, 20, Ballarat
Stephen Keogh, 21, Melbourne
Tony Pearce, 19, Darwin
Denis McCall, 21, Melbourne
Mark Eaves, 21, Hobart
( NOTE: Mr Hawke is expected to make a short, informal speech.
Those wanting pictures should be at Kirribilli House at 11.55a. m.).

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