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Do you want a career change? How to do it without the drama.

The task of changing careers might not be as difficult as you think. SuniTAFE can help unpack the process into manageable steps. Read more

Which Horticulture App ebook launches

Launching the new “Which app for Horticulture” ebook, showcasing over 60 apps available for producers. Read more

Crop trials a SMART idea

A collaboration between Australian Primary Hemp (APH) and SuniTAFE will see the land at the SuniTAFE SMART Farm set aside for hemp plantings, to assess its suitability to collect data on low-THC hemp varieties. Read more

Heavy diesel engine simulation for SuniTAFE

SuniTAFE’s heavy automotive workshops at Mildura and Swan Hill campuses have taken delivery of two Cummins X15 training engines to ensure students are using the very latest equipment to hone their skills during training.  Read more

JobTrainer

Find out more about this new government initiative which aims to give job seekers and young people access to low-cost training. Read more

New Free TAFE courses at SuniTAFE to boost a post-COVID Sunraysia

New Free TAFE courses have been announced by the Victorian Labor Government, in an initiative that will provide more Free TAFE courses in the Sunraysia region in 2022. Read more

Project works commence at SuniTAFE Mildura Campus

Work commenced on Monday 27 September to the roads, carparks and stormwater infrastructure at SuniTAFE’s Mildura Campus. Read more

Individual Support New Training Facility

Gain practical skills at SuniTAFE’s aged care simulated training facility. Australia has a rapidly growing ageing population with a critical shortage of qualified healthcare workers.  Read more

New Diploma of Mental Health program for SuniTAFE in 2022

2022 brings a new training opportunity to the region with the Diploma of Mental Health (CHC53315). Read more

Course in Identifying and Responding to Family Violence Risk (22510VIC)C

This course is designed for professionals who may be required to provide an initial response to victims of family violence but do not have this as a core function to their work role.  Read more

Enhanced conservation and ecosystem management courses for SuniTAFE

Learn new technologies for a career in land and water with a course in conservation and ecosystem management. Read more

New Acquisitions at the SuniTAFE SMART Farm

We’re pleased to announce the SuniTAFE SMART Farm’s newest acquisitions. Find out more about our new technology and equipment Read more

Career Spotlight on Irrigation Specialists

Are you eager to grow your career in one of Australia’s leading agribusiness regions? Find out about becoming an Irrigation Specialist. Read more

International Women’s Day

“SuniTAFE for me has been a fantastic experience, where would you rather be when training and education has got me to where I am." Read more

Study at SuniTAFE Swan Hill Campus in 2022

SuniTAFE’s Swan Hill Campus delivers relevant skills and training to its students.   Read more

International Women’s Day

“It is absolutely important that women are given the same opportunities, which is part of why I was attracted to the role, to be able to provide input not just from an educational perspective but also as a female staff member." Read more

New TAFE Design Lab To Reignite Creative Arts In Mildura

Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today announced $130,000 to establish a launchpad project with the newly released Diploma of Graphic Design (CUA50720) to be delivered via project known as  ‘Future’s Lab.’ Read more

Carmela Tyson – 40th anniversary at SuniTAFE

It’s been 40 years since Carmela Tyson first walked through the doors SuniTAFE on 15 March 1982. Read more

Kade Loxton winner at the Master Builders Victoria Regional Apprentice of the Year Awards

Kade Loxton, winner of the 2022 Bendigo Apprentice of the Year – Future Builder Award at this year's Master Builders Victoria Regional Apprentice of the Year Awards. Read more

International Women’s Day

SuniTAFE staff joined people around the globe on Tuesday, March 8 to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women on International Women’s Day. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women's equality. Read more

TAFE Kids - Get to know two of our longer serving educators

TAFE Kids has been open since 1985 and was one of the first childcare centres built in Mildura. The centre is home to 69 children each day, 18 educators and one cook. Get to know two of our longer serving educators below. Read more

SuniTAFE VETDSS Auto Excursion

SuniTAFE’s VETDSS (Vocational Education and Training Delivered to Secondary Students) were introduced to the world of Drag Racing with a trip to the Sunset Strip. Read more

Student Testimonial Tom (Thang Songput) and Clinton Leavold)

Meet our current and previous students Tom (Thang Songput) and Clinton Leavold. Read more

Sunray Warriors & the SMART Farm

A NEW generation of farmers or scientists may have had their passion sparked following a presentation by the SuniTAFE SMART Farm Project Leader of Horticultural Innovation Nicole Byrnes at the Sunray Warriors. Read more

SMART Farm crop diversity "ideal" location for iMapPESTS project

THE SuniTAFE SMART Farm has played a critical role in a program to improve bio-security preparation, resilience, and responsiveness to pests in horticulture and agriculture. Read more

International Department Set for Success

SuniTAFE is set to see an influx of new international students stepping foot on campus in the coming months with a dramatic increase in applications this year compared to 2021. Read more

Mobile Career Advice Hits the Road

Open to all members of the community, the Skills and Jobs Centre is a ‘one-stop shop’ with a mobile fleet ready to hit the road. Read more

Graduation and Awards Mildura Campus

The achievements of SuniTAFE students, industry partners and staff for the 2021 academic year was celebrated last night.  Read more

A guide to using Precision Viticulture

Precision Viticulture (PV*) is precision farming applied to optimise vineyard performance.  It ensures proportionate grape yield and maximum quality, while minimising environmental impacts and risk.  Read more

New Trial – Sentinel Mobile Disease Surveillance Unit

The SuniTAFE SMART Farm will host the Sentinel mobile disease surveillance unit for a Sunraysia study during the summer of 2021/22. The Sentinel unit monitors airborne pests and diseases to aid on-farm pest management decisions. Read more

Attention: Date Growers!

Attention: Date Growers! Read more

From labourers to problem solvers

Australian farming has a long and proud history of family succession. Yet, particularly over the past 30 years or so, things have started to change. Read more

Sensand

Under the Workforce Training Innovation Fund (WTIF), the SuniTAFE SMART Farm has collaborated with the Mallee Regional Innovation Centre (MRIC) to trial an innovative data integration initiative with Sensand Technologies. Read more

Disease trial

A trial on disease management is being conducted on Chardonnay to enhance adoption of technology for the control of 3 vineyard foliage diseases; Powdery Mildew, Downy Mildew and Botrytis. Read more

Fruit fly

The SuniTAFE SMART Farm has installed 4 trial RapidAIM Internet of Things (IoT) sensor technology traps as part of the Greater Sunraysia Pest Free Fruit Fly Zone Project. Read more

Industrial Hemp

SuniTAFE is now the first Victorian educational facility to be granted a license to grow industrial hemp. Victorian Agriculture Minister The Hon. Jaclyn Symes visited the farm in October 2020 to officiate the commencement of plantings. Read more

SuniTAFE launches free essential farm worker training

SuniTAFE is pleased to launch an immersive experience to learn essential skills to work on the farm. Read more

The rise of producer led innovation

Enterprising Australian farmers in Agtech start-ups are creating solutions and building new technology to problems they experience. Read more

4 innovative farming practices

Farming has long been among the most progressive of any industry, seeking more efficient ways to grow better crops and raise healthier livestock. Read more

Drivers of change

With a finite area of arable farming land available, food producers over the world have needed to reassess traditional practices to achieve greater and more sustainable yields. Read more

Do more with less

Farmers and food producers have had no other choice but to think differently and adopt innovative solutions to increase yields while also reducing productions costs. Read more

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