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MBAB March Section meeting held at Reuben’s Restaurant, Hepburn Springs

Variety Bash Vic were invited along as guests to the March 2020 section meeting.

MBAB presented a donation of $1500 to go towards Variety charity and their hard work.

The Variety Bash Vic president Ken Pryor attended along with some of their entrants and gave the members an insight to the history and fundraising of Variety along with some great stories.

MBAB committee member Michael Brooks is a regular Bash entrant and would really recommend the experience.

There was even a caricature of our esteemed vice president and honorary bush driver on one of the vehicles.

 

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Master Builders’ Ballarat Section Training Provider Awards held at the Mercure Hotel and Convention Centre, Ballarat on Thursday, 5 March 2020.

Joshua Liston, a carpentry apprentice from Sebastopol, was one of three apprentices from the Ballarat region to be awarded for their dedication, skill and hard work.  Joshua received the Chairman’s Award.

The other two winners were Dylan Rethus, a carpentry apprentice from Horsham (Apprentice of the Year) and carpenter Zachery Louder from Ararat (Employer-nominated Award).

 

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The 2019 MBAB Annual President's Dinner was held at the Ballarat Golf Club. Our guest speaker was Jeff Green.

 

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On behalf of MBAB, President Stuart Allen presented a cheque to HALT founder Jeremy Forbes to help raise awareness of anxiety, depression and wellbeing in the local trade community. Proceeds of the Annual MBAB Golf Day in March were donated at the “Save Your Bacon Take A Mate To Brekky” on 28 May at G Gay & Co Mitre 10

 

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The 2019 MBAB Annual Golf Day was held at the Mount Xavier Golf Club on Friday 29 March.

 

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The 2019 Master Builders Apprentice of the Year Award Ballarat Section David Rowe Vice President MBAB and Stuart Allen President MBAB congratulate Jake Cossens on Thursday 7 March.

 

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The 2018 MBAB Annual President's Dinner was held at the New York Bakery Sovereign Hill, Ballarat. Our guest speaker was Peter Fitzsimons AM.

 

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The 2018 MBAB Annual Golf Day was held on Friday 23rd March.  Proceeds of the event went towards the funding of Mental Health Seminars tailored for our local tradies.

 

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2018 Master Builders Apprentice of the Year Awards.

Stuart Allen President MBAB & David Rowe Vice President MBAB wish to congratulate Award Winners:

• Mitchell Gervasoni, Master Builders Chairman's Apprentice of the Year Ballarat Section.

• Aaron Sedgwick, Master Builders Ballarat Section Apprentice of the Year.

 

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The 2017 MBAB Annual Golf Day was held on Friday 5th May.  Proceeds of the event went towards the funding of Mental Health Seminars tailored for our local tradies.

 

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The members of the Arch of Victory/Avenue of Honour Committee felt that it would be fitting that the Ballarat Brach of the MBA attend the Commermorative Tree Planting on 4th June.  A wreath was layed as a tribute to the carpenters of the day who assisted in the planting the historic Avenue of Honour.

 

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HIGH-achieving builder David Moyle has capped off a stellar year with one of the nation’s highest individual honours.

 

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Our second mental health awareness breakfast was held, HALT Save your Bacon Breakfast for Tradies.

 

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David Moyle of BCM wins the Master Builders Young Builder of the Year Award

 

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Our mental health breakfast was an overwhelming success, holding an informal event with being able to grab a bite to eat and have a chat with our committee and Jeremy Forbes the co-founder of HALT created awareness within our industry. We intend to hold these events on a regular basis so stay tuned for more information.

 

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Master Builders Association of Ballarat

PO Box 1059

Ballarat VIC 3354

Ph 0400 191 010