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MIGAS Scholarship Program: 2021 MiScholarship Winners Announced

MIGAS Boilermaker Apprentice Sam

MIGAS Boilermaker Apprentice, Sam Freeman, was the recipient of a 2021 MiScholarship Top Performer award.

MIGAS Apprentices & Trainees is proud to announce the recipients of the 2021 MiScholarship Program, announced at a special online ceremony held on 30 March 2022.

The annual program is open to current apprentices and trainees employed by MIGAS, and highlights the exceptional talent that exists in the apprenticeship and trainee workforce within Australian skilled trades.

Winners of Top Performer Scholarships and Women in Trades Scholarships were revealed to an audience of apprentices, trainees, host employers and MIGAS staff. This year, CEO Commendations were also announced as part of the annual scholarship program.

Top Performer Scholarship Recipients

Recognises MIGAS apprentices and trainees who have demonstrated exceptional performance on-the-job in their placement and formal training:

James Moore, Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Apprentice hosted by Johnson Controls Australia – Melbourne, VIC

Levi Bellette, Diesel Fitter Apprentice hosted by Anglo American Metallurgical Coal – Middlemount, QLD

Matthew Tierney, Boilermaking Apprentice hosted by Brandon’s Electrical – Acacia Ridge, QLD

Sam Freeman, Boilermaking Apprentice hosted by Bradken Limited – Ipswich, QLD

Top Performer – MIGAS CEO Commendation

Lachlan Robb, Mobile Plant Apprentice hosted by Tutt Bryant Equipment – South Granville, NSW

Bradley Pereira, Electrical Apprentice hosted by Legrand – Prestons, NSW

Women in Trades Scholarship Recipients

Designed to encourage women to continue in their non-traditional trade:

Stephanie Usher, Electrical and Instrumentation Apprentice hosted by Origin Energy – Miles, QLD

Jessie Nott, Mechanical Fitting Apprentice hosted by Shell QGC – Chinchilla, QLD

Women in Trades – MIGAS CEO Commendation

Olivia Mutch, Process Plant Operations Trainee hosted by Shell QGC – Chinchilla, QLD


MIGAS would like to thank all nominees for the 2021 MiScholarships and extend our gratitude to the host employer supervisors who provided their support and encouragement.


Published 30/03/2022

In the spirit of reconciliation, MIGAS Apprentices & Trainees acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and emerging, and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.