Tamworth tradie encourages next generation to take up tools amid home-build boom

Andrew Messenger
By Andrew Messenger
Updated May 29 2022 - 5:29am, first published May 28 2022 - 8:30pm
TRY CAPENTRY: Tamworth TAFE graduate, fourth-year apprentice Charlie Smallwood, is encouraging the next generation of locals to take up training for a job on the tools. Photo: file

With 125,000 housing starts forecast this year, tradies have rarely been in such extraordinary high demand.


Andrew Messenger

Andrew Messenger

Northern Daily Leader journalist

Politics, environment and energy journalist at the Northern Daily Leader. I also write about health, bushfires and occasionally music. I'm a Brisbane boy by way of Charleville and Hobart who now lives in in beautiful New England. Get me at andrew.messenger@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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