April 2009 Support Payment Recipients

Shane Anderson  

Shanes funding will allow him to complete a Diploma in Food Industry Quality Assurance.  

The training includes Principles and Applications of HACCP, Internal Food Safety Auditor, Food Safety QA Management  and Food Safety QA Management Advanced.


Dean Casement 

Dean has a Diploma of Food Technology and would like to extend this qualification to a Degree.  

His support payment will partially fund his Bachelor General Studies (Science) specialising in Food Science.


Luke Gamma 

Luke has been working in the meat industry for approximately 7 years.  

His funding will allow him to complete a Certificate IV in Meat Processing.


Briony Liebich 

Sensory analysis is a relatively new scientific discipline that is often used to link technical, production, research and  marketing needs.  

Briony would like to develop her leadership and training skills while training others about sensory analysis.  

Her funding is to be used for a Certificate IV Training and Assessment.


Justin Murdock 

As founder of Yorke Brewing, Justin believes that education is crucial in the ongoing success of both his products and  his company. 

He is extremely passionate about his industry and is attending the Malting and Brewing short course at the University of Ballarat.



Mark Prior  

Completing his Brewing Graduate Certificate will be the start of Marks quest to formalise his brewing credentials.  

The Microbrewery brewed beers movement has been gaining momentum for several years and Mark fully intends to  be part of this rapidly growing industry.


Marie Reeves 

As a qualified Cook Marie would like to add to her skill set and provide a new dimension to her culinary repertoire.  

She is enthusiastic about developing her skill and knowledge with chocolate and will be attending various Savour courses.


Daniela Steyer

As a recent arrival to Australia Daniela is a qualified Pastry Cook from Germany.  

She has worked in various countries throughout Europe and would like to be able to pass on to others her knowledge  and passion for food.  

Her support payment is to be used for Bakers Recognition and the purchase of text books to perfect her professional language at work whilst learning the differences between European and Australian ways of producing products.  


Megan Vincent 

Another passionate chocolatier on her way to Savour to complete various courses, Meg loves working with chocolate everyday.

Funding from her support payment will help Meg gain further knowledge and allow her to progress to the next level of her career.