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.

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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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