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SuniTAFE Student Awards

The SuniTAFE Student awards are the perfect way to recognise the dedication, hard work and achievements of our students who studied in the 2022 Academic year. Read more

SuniTAFE CEO announces 2023 retirement

With more than 10 years steering the direction of Sunraysia Institute of TAFE (SuniTAFE), current Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Geoff Dea, has announced his June 2023 retirement date to all staff. Read more

Max Hart Memorial Award

For more than 40 years, Max Hart (Arthur Maxwell Hart) shared his light vehicle automotive expertise with students across the TAFE sector. Read more

Terry Pain – VETDSS Trainer of the Year

Automotive teacher Terry Pain was awarded the VETDSS Trainer of the Year award at the 2022 VET Excellence Awards held on 16 November. Read more

Teacher of the Year - Nicky Moore – Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

AFTER nearly a decade of teaching at SuniTAFE, Nicky Moore has been recognised for her dedication and passion by being named SuniTAFE Mildura campus Teacher of the Year. Read more

SuniTAFE SolarBuddy’s

SuniTAFE Certificate I in Transition Education (CITE) students planned and completed a project to send SolarBuddy lights to children in Timor Leste. Read more

2022 Survey

SuniTAFE is seeking your views on the quality of our education and training. Read more

SuniTAFE Trades celebration

SuniTAFE's Automotive Workshop was the perfect backdrop for the inaugural SuniTAFE Trades Event for 2022. Read more

Alexiane chose to study regionally in Mildura.

Alexiane Beck - SuniTAFE Winner: International Student of the Year – Vocational Education and Training Read more

Be Wise presentation at SuniTAFE Swan Hill

Be Wise is empowering young Australians to handle conflict, look after their mates and make wise decisions—so we can End the Coward Punch, together. Read more

Student Profile - Colleen Miceli

Colleen Miceli, Nursing - Student of the Year - Diploma/Advanced Diploma and Health High Achiever. Read more

Temporary closure of SuniTAFE facilities at the Mildura Campus

Please note that the Customer Service Centre & Library facilities will be unavailable on Thursday the 29th of September & Friday the 30th of September due to campus works. 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

SuniTAFE Celebrates NAIDOC

Today, members of the local community came together at SuniTAFE to celebrate this year’s National NAIDOC. Read more

A Milestone Worth Celebrating

The SuniTAFE Heavy Automotive Department was recognised at the SuniTAFE Swan Hill campus graduation this year to celebrate 20 years since the program was first established. Read more

Streets Of Your Town - SuniTAFE Students Work With Renowned Artist, Anita Lawrence

SuniTAFE Art students were treated to a workshop with renowned Victorian printmaker and painter, Anita Laurence. Read more

SuniTAFE Nurses ready for the Workforce

SuniTAFE’s newest group to complete the Diploma of Nursing and register as enrolled nurses will always be reminded of the pandemic when they think back on the time, they completed their qualification. Read more

TAFE Kids embraces Book Week

Characters from many well-loved books were brought to life this week by the children and educators at TAFE Kids for national CBCA Book Week. Read more

Student Profile - Courtney Sandiman

IT’S been several years since Courtney Sandiman, 22, first set foot on at SuniTAFE. Courtney turned to SuniTAFE to build her knowledge and skill set by completing a Certificate IV in Design and Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management. Read more

Australia's Top 10 Most In-Demand Jobs

Australia's Top 10 Most In-Demand Jobs expected to be in high demand over the next five years. Read more

Wear It Purple Day

SuniTAFE's Diploma of Community Services students celebrated Wear It Purple Day this week. Hundreds of purple frosted cup cakes disappeared to eager buyers quickly. Read more

Teacher profile - Paul McClure

WITH a farming background behind him, Paul McClure has plenty of knowledge and experience to pass onto his horticulture students at SuniTAFE. Read more

SMART FARM – COVER CROP

THE SuniTAFE SMART Farm has been selected as one of only two sites involved in a three-year cover crop trial. Read more

HALT heads to SuniTAFE

The importance of looking after the mental health of local tradies was the focus of several mental health and wellbeing presentations held at the SuniTAFE Mildura campus and Swan Hill campus’ earlier this month. Read more

Christmas in July at SuniTAFE

A sea of Ugly Sweaters or Jolly Jumpers graced the SuniTAFE campuses this week for the Christmas in July celebrations. Read more

Australian Defence Force visits SuniTAFE Mildura

A large group of SuniTAFE students and staff this morning learnt more about the career opportunities available when the Australian Defence Force (ADF) Careers Promotions Team visited the Mildura Campus. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Which Horticulture App ebook launches

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

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

Student Testimonial Tom (Thang Songput) and Clinton Leavold)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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