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Fearless Festival 2022

August 11 @ 8:00 am - August 12 @ 8:00 pm

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The future ignores stereotypes, the future is FEARLESS

The annual Fearless Festival, (previously the AMWU Women’s Forum) promotes the range and diversity of employment and career choices in Tasmania. The forum allows young and not so young women, to meet, hear and mingle with super successful women from all kinds of jobs. Get hands on and immerse yourself with careers and opportunities you have always wanted to know more about. Join us at the festival and lock in the FREE Gala Dinner on the Friday night with some truly inspiring women in leadership who share their stories and wisdom. 11-12 August 2022 Fearless Festival

Some of the major attractions at this year’s Festival are:

Dr Bianca Capra / UNSW and team
The STEM of Gas Turbines. Study and disassemble a turbine, then build a high bypass turbo fan and turboprop engine. Aerothermodynamics Course Design a rocket that can land in a competitive framework. The basics of how engineers use science and maths to predict performance and guide design. Take a rocket home and winner receives a trophy.

Masterclass KitchensHURRY, limited places left Young students from years 11 and 12 who want to be involved in culinary excellence are invited to join the masterclass. This year’s special guest is young Aboriginal caterer, Kitana Mansell. Kitana operates Palawa Kipli, a catering company that brings people together to enjoy their modern take on traditional foods from lutruwita/Tasmania and share the story of the palawa people. Masterclass kitchen chefs:

  • Kitana Mansell – Palawa Kipli
  • Ainstie Wagner – Exec chef Government House
  • Kirsten Bacon – Elizabeth college
  • Karen Doyle – President Australian culinary Federation
  • Analiese Gregory – Author and SBS TV show host TBC
  • Maeve O’Meara – Chef and Journalist TBC

Drysdale House intro to service excellence – Only a very few spots left
Students work at 2 different locations to learn all about hospitality and service from Drysdale and leading NSW Chef Author and Restaurateur…name. Table service is then demonstrated and service is delivered to select guests.

Try a Trade, Career or Profession
Fire, Police, Paramedic, Auto Electrician, Mechanic, Ranger, Spray Painter, Horticulture, Construction Industry, Hospitality, Law, Accounting plus many more. Ask about apprenticeships and meet the TasNetworks team to hear about their opportunities.

Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service The award-winning PWS Discovery Ranger Seasonal Program runs every summer providing free activities for visitors to our National Parks and Reserves.  Discovery Rangers connect people to the State’s Parks and Reserves to learn and appreciate the natural and cultural values they have to offer. Special demonstrations of the work is on show.

Gala Dinner Dinner for 750 anyone? Six leading super-achievers from a diverse range of careers will address guests during a FREE, three course dinner. Each table will include a host who is also a successful Tasmanian businesswomen or leader in career, occupation or trade. They will change tables three times to share their stories with as many guests as possible. Scholarships and awards will be presented during the evening and every guest receives a Fearless Festival ‘Success Profiles’ magazine, a magazine produced by Tasmanian students that features each keynote speaker at the dinner and table hosts.

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Wrest Point Casino
410 Sandy Bay Road
Sandy Bay, Tasmania 7005 Australia
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