Eye on the Industry

  • Dive! Dive! Dive!

    Aussie Rhiannan Iffland locked up the 2019 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series. The Stari Most– literally translated, ‘The Old Bridge’ – is a rebuilt 16th-century Ottoman span in the city...

  • The Flying Surfing Circus

    It’s still by far the boldest move ever pulled in the history of professional surfing. The year was 1979 and Paul Holmes was the contest director for the Australian 2SM Coke...

  • Tradie Tea Party

    Dig deep for research National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF), Australia’s leading national body funding world-class, game-changing, breast-cancer research has launched a new innovative campaign to engage tradies around Australia in its...

  • International Championships Actually Start On 22 Aug – 27 Aug

    With less than five months until the opening of the 45th WorldSkills international championship taking place in Kazan, Russia, WorldSkills Australia has selected an elite team of 40 people, including 15...

  • Finance

    ‘With the end of the financial year just around the corner there are some great opportunities for switched-on tradies to make the most of tax deductions. Small businesses benefit from a...

  • HIA Apprentice Assistance

    HIA mentors are helping young apprentices with the issues they may face as they take their first steps into the world of work. The Industry Specialist Mentoring for Australian Apprentices (ISMAA)...

  • Andrew Myers Screw Art

    Reckon you’re handy with an impact driver? Artist Andrew Myers makes these arty-sculpturey things where he fashions images by punching a jabillion screws into a bit of gyprock. Then, because he’s...

  • Red Bull Branched Out!

    One hundred of the world’s best climbers and arborists – tree specialists – went head-to-head in a huge Red Bull-sponsored contest to decide a world champion recently. Not many know it,...

  • HIA Apprentice Awards

    Australia’s apprentices are the future of trades in this country. HIA is helping those apprentices keep that future bright with an awards program that celebrates the achievements of young tradespeople while...

  • World’s Fastest Plumber

    The Isle Of Man TT races are an annual motorcycle event run in Britain during May and June. Only the world’s very best riders can cut it at the IoM TT....

  • BMW RR Experience

    There’s a saying that goes roughly, ‘You live more in 10 minutes on a motorcycle than you do in a lifetime spent at work.’ Steering a screaming BMW S1000RR into the...