Skills Tasmania
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Contact Skills Tasmania

General contact details:

1800 655 846

enquiries to

GPO Box 536
HOBART   TAS   7001

 Office of the General Manager 
Angela Conway General Manager 03 6165 6047      
Trish ZieglerExecutive Support Officer 03 6165 6047

 Policy, Strategy and Performance 
Bridget Hiller       Director, Policy, Strategy and Performance       03 6165 6066      
Kieran O’Brien     Manager, Workforce Development and Training 03 6165 5059

 Workforce Policy and Strategic Relations 
Stuart HollingsworthDirector, Workforce Policy and Strategic Relations         03 6165 6045 
Nikki KrushkaManager, Strategy, Governance and Communications03 6165 6061
Linda SeabornManager, Workforce Policy and Programs03 6165 6065

 Training Operations 
Carolyn Nichols Director, Training Operations 03 6165 6024
Jo Round    Manager, Payments and Training Contract Administration 03 6165 6022

Senior Workforce Development Consultants

Senior Workforce Development Consultants consult with industry representatives, groups and individuals to gather industry intelligence and support workforce development and planning in industry.

Workforce Development Consultants (Training Consultants)

Skills Tasmania's Training Consultants are based in Hobart and Burnie to assist Apprenticeship Network Provider staff deal with training contract amendments, and provide advice and guidance to trainees/apprentices.

Special Events Co-ordinator

The Special Events Co-ordinator is responsible for the Tasmanian Training Awards, WorldSkills Australia regional competitions and the Australian Training Awards (within the state) - see Awards and competitions - as well as the Skills and Workforce Development Conference. Contact Jacqui Maclaine on 03 6165 6008 or email

Grants programs

Grants programs are listed on the Funding / Subsidies for training page. Please refer to individual programs for contact details. The relevant program manager can assist if you have any queries. The Agreements and Payment Management team can assist with any reporting and payment enquiries.

Training operations staff

Skills Tasmania's Training operations team deals with administrative and payment issues to support the registration and amendment of training contracts for traineeships and apprenticeships in Tasmania.