11:43 AM, May 01 2019

Host Business of the Month - Lactalis Australia Pty Ltd

Lactalis Australia have been partnered with GTNT since 2013, providing opportunities to Territorians in the Engineering - Mechanical Trade qualification.

Lactalis Australia Pty Ltd is a national dairy company with a long and proud history in Australia, a history that commenced with the opening of the Paul’s milk factory on the banks of the Brisbane River back in the 1930’s. More than 80 years on, they are now a part of a global dairy organisation that brings nutrition and wellness to people all over the world.

Lactalis Australia is a part of the Lactalis Groupe, they continue to invest and expand in their business within Australia. Lactalis Australia has approximately 2500 passionate employees, working closely and constructively with some 500 Australian farmers to produce the finest products. Their mission is to have Australian consumers recognise the quality and value of their products and to invest in and grow the Australia dairy industry.

Lactalis Australia’s Darwin department has approximately 65 dedicated staff members. There staff are committed to the Darwin community and they regularly participate in community events to promote health and wellness. One of those staff members being a Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade apprentice.

Peter Foscaro commenced with Lactalis Australia in February 2019, as a 3rd year apprentice. He is gaining valuable skills and knowledge to complete his qualification successfully.

Peter enjoys working at Parmalat as he gets to work as part of a supportive and fun team. He enjoys the variety and diversity of tasks that he is completing here on a day to day basis.

Peter’s supervisor Nick Freer advised that having Peter as part of the team has been great so far and they look forward to seeing him meet his full potential. He advised that since day one, Peter has given 100% to every task and he consistently produces a high standard of work.



GTNT Host Businesses of the Month History 

December 2016 Asbuild NT
January 2017 RPS Project Management
February 2017 Fannie Bay Dental Clinic
March 2017 Battery Hill Mining & Visitor Centre
April 2017 Gove Area Services
May 2017 Santa Teresa Community Store
June 2017 Timber Creek Ranger Station
July 2017 Edwards Construction Group
August 2017 Manfield Colair
September 2017 Mercure Alice Springs Resort
October 2017 NAAFLS Katherine
November 2017 Top End Oral Health Services
December 2017 T&J Contractors
January 2018 YBE (2) Pty Ltd
February 2018 Chambers Engineering Services
March 2018 Darwin City Refrigeration
April 2018 QBT Pty Ltd
May 2018  
June 2018 CBC Bearings
July 2018 Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
August 2018 Bridge Toyota
September 2018 Frontier Marine Services
October 2018 GEMCO
November 2018 Tourism Central Australia
December 2018 Australian Rural and Remote Community Services
January 2019 Country Solar NT
February 2019 Territory Wildlife Park
March 2019 Schneider Electric
April 2019  
May 2019 Lactalis Australia Pty Ltd