Phoenix Supply, and previously Phoenix Sawmill Supply, has sponsored the Apprentice of the Year Award for 3rd year apprentice Saw Doctors since 1980. Below is the most recent winners.

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GARY MUSICKA FROM T&F INDUSTRIAL SAW SERVICES, TAS 
2021 RECIPIENT

Photo of Gary with Phil Turner of T&F and below with fellow workmates.
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STEVEN ARNOLD OF HYNE & SON - TUMBARUMBA MILL, NSW
2020 RECIPIENT

Photo of Steven with Garry Elliott - Mentor and TAFE Teacher & Angela Pappin - Green Mill Manager.
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CHARLES CRIBB FROM AKD NSW - TUMUT MILL
2018 RECIPIENT

Photo of Charles being presented with his awards with Garry Elliott
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DYLAN SMOUT FROM HYNE & SON - TUMBARUMBA, NSW MILL
2017 RECIPIENT

Photos of Dylan being presented with his awards at the TAFE and also with Peter Kelly, a Hyne & Son Management Representitive.
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NATHAN KILBY FROM HIGHLAND PINE PRODUCTS - OBERON NSW MILL 2016 RECIPIENT
Photos of Nathan being presented with his awards by David Knights General Manager of Highland Pine Products
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Nathan Kilby being congratulated by David Knights General manager of Highland Pine Products
Nathan Kilby, son of local couple Brian and Margret Kilby, who is completing his final year of his Saw Doctoring apprenticeship with Highland Pine Products, was recently awarded top Honours Certificate from Tumut TAFE recognising his achievements in his final year of TAFE studies. Nathan was presented with tools of trade from Phoenix Supply Company and an award from High land Pine Products. Both David Knights General Manager of Highland Pine Products and Geoff Oxley Operations Manager congratulated Nathan on his efforts which is testimony for all hours and travel put in to attending TAFE in Tumut on a block release program over 3 years. Nathan would like to thank his fellow tradesman for their support while learning his trade which has opened the door to a career in the timber industry. A high light of the presentation was Nathans proud Father looking on who is also a saw doctor at Highland Pine.