Voices from the Construction Industry

View our Video Series featuring a range of real people who work within the construction industry.  Listen as they share their personal stories about working in the Civil and Commercial Construction Industry or give us an update on whats happening in their part of the Construction Industry.

Be prepared to be inspired to join this challenging industry. Our presenters will show you that you can work your way up from the bottom to a senior role, enjoying a life of varied work and work locations along the way.

Peter Fry

Housing Industry Association

Hear from Peter Fry, from Housing Industry Association (HIA) about what is happening in Construction in our region.

Kevin Gill

Townsville Airport

Hear from Kevin Gill, from Townsville Airport about their recent Meenan St Upgrade and the impacts of COVID on the airport.

Ted Takai-Bosen

Apprentice – Shamrock Civil

Hear from Ted Takai-Bosen, who shares his story about his newly started apprenticeship with Shamrock Civil. Ted is studying Certificate III in Plant Operation and is enjoying learning new skills. Be inspired by Ted’s story and his great attitude.

Noel Gertz

Managing Director – On Common Country

Hear from Noel Gertz at On Common Country talking about Workforce Planning and Engagement with Major Contract Employers in regards to Indigenous Participation in Projects.

Clinton Huff

Manager – Shamrock Civil

Hear Clinton Huff’s personal story of his career progression in the construction industry, from many years back of living on camp to now as the Operations Manager for Shamrock Civil in North Qld

Eric Lollo

Managing Director – NQ Excavations

Hear from Eric Lollo, Managing Director of NQ Excavations who shares his personal story of his journey in Civil Construction. Born and Bred in Townsville Eric has a wide ranging career and is a local employer for the industry.

Emma Peters

Regional Manager – Master Builders North QLD

Hear from Emma Peters, Regional Manager Master Builders North QLD who looks after Members in North Queensland. Master Builders assists members with many areas, such as technical questions on the Building Code or Act, legal questions and disputes.

Damian Long

Damian Long Civil Contractors Federation

Hear from Damian Long the CEO of Civil Contractors Federation who talks about his career journey from working on his parents farm to his current position and what CCF offers in the Construction Industry.