Wed 25 Mar 2015

Last year at the Darwin Convention Centre, the branch celebrated its premier event of its calendar with the 2014 CCFNT Gala Dinner – comprising the CCFNT Trainee and Apprentice Awards, our Business Development Award and of course the prestigious Earth Awards for Excellence in Civil Construction.

The evening was complemented by the presence of the National President, Tony Baulderstone, the NT Minister Transport and Infrastructure, the Hon Peter Chandler, and CEOs and representatives from the NT Departments of Business, Transport and Infrastructure – and of course around 230 of the Territory’s civil contractors, suppliers to our industry sector and their families and guests.

Part of making it all happen is the sponsors that generously participate in supporting the evening’s varied activities:

  • OAMPS Insurance Brokers, the prime sponsor for the Earth Awards nationally and in all states and territories;
  • The Northern Territory Government in the guise of the Department of Infrastructure and Department of Business – sponsoring Trainee Award and Earth Award categories and the Business Development presentation;
  • Top End Safety Solutions for Categories 1 & 2 of the Earth Awards, launching their new business venture;
  • Halkitis Brothers Group for the pre-dinner function; and
  • Registered Training Providers Earthworks Training and Assessment Services (ETAS), Industry Solutions Australia (ISA) and for the first year – from Timor Leste – Industry Safety Assessment and Training (ISAT).

The 2014 function lived up to the standards we’ve come to expect in celebrating our industry’s achievements in the NT over the past year and ensuring that an appropriate dose of humour is injected into proceedings along the way.