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About us

HGT Australia Limited (HGT) is a Not-for-Profit organisation that has been a leading Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and Group Training Organisation (GTO) for over 36 years and has been dedicated to assisting students achieve their full potential through the provision of quality training, mentoring and employment services.

About Us

In 2014, in response to ongoing demand to provide our training services internationally, HGT established the HGT Australia International College. The International College represents a significant investment for HGT and our most important priority for the organisation. The Board of Directors and Managing Director have approved a strategic direction that ensures the financial viability of the international expansion of HGT Australia International College into China. HGT Australia is an Australia vocational education only focused on the Chinese market.

HGT Australia International College has been working closely with aged care facilities in both Australia and China to help address the growing need for staff training and development within the healthcare and aged care industry.

HGT is a financially stable, Not-for-Profit organisation limited by guarantee, with a 36 year history of strong performance throughout operations in Australia.

MISSION STATEMENT: To support our community & enrich people’s lives.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Euan Melville – B.Eng (Mech), B.Comm

Euan Melville – B.Eng (Mech), B.Comm

Chairman (Chair Executive Committee)

Chief Development Engineer BHP, Port Engineer Maritime Services Board, Manager Corporate Services Newcastle Port Corporation. (Retired)

Lou McPherson, LLB

Lou McPherson, LLB

Secretary

Solicitor / Director of McPherson Lawyers, member of the Law Society, member of the Industrial Relations Society (Newcastle Branch) of NSW.

Melanie Jade Hamilton, B.Comm, Member of CPA

Melanie Jade Hamilton, B.Comm, Member of CPA

Director

Qualified Accountant and Tax Agent, Business Advisor – Taggart Business Advisors, Director – eLink Bookkeeper Pty Ltd, Founder & Vice President Genxwomen.

Michael Kevin Johns, LL.M., F.A.I.C.D., DUniv(Newc.)

Michael Kevin Johns, LL.M., F.A.I.C.D., DUniv(Newc.)

Director

Chairman, Newcastle University Sport (Ltd.), Chairman 2NURFM Board, Director, Newcastle Region National Disaster Relief Fund Trustee Limited, Director, Newcastle Temporary Care Limited, Director, Steel River Pty. Ltd., Director, The Hickson Corporation Pty. Ltd., Chairman, Brantag Pty. Ltd. trading as TOLLBULKSANDS.

Phillip John Walkley

Phillip John Walkley

Managing Director

Former General Manager Novaskill, former President and Director Ballina Seagulls Football Club, Director Walkley Holdings, former Operations Manager Central West Group Apprentices, Former Chairman Central West Joint Industry/Education Consultative Committee, Qualified Boilermaker.

Trevor Fullerton – B.A. (Hons)

Trevor Fullerton – B.A. (Hons)

Director

Lecturer in Education, Department Head Professional Studies, Department Head Pedagogical Studies, Assistant Dean, Faculty of Education (Retired).

OUR TEAM

Sarah Walkley

Sarah Walkley

Systems & Administration Manager
Shae Prescott

Shae Prescott

Finance Manager
Torin Mackintosh

Torin Mackintosh

Newcastle & Hunter Region Coordinator
Mr. John Liddicoat

Mr. John Liddicoat

HEAD OF COLLEGE
Ms. Annie Jiang

Ms. Annie Jiang

HEAD OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Mr Phil Reed

Mr Phil Reed

QUALITY & COMPLIANCE MANAGER

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