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Tackling Housing Shortages with Skilled Hands

Tackling Housing Shortages with Skilled Hands
Tackling Housing Shortages with Skilled Hands

G’day folks! Let’s unpack a story that’s as solid as the houses it’s about. Down in Victoria, Jack Kelsey, a fresh-faced carpenter with newly minted trade papers, is changing the game in the housing market. Straight out of his apprenticeship, Jack’s already laying the foundations—not just for new homes but for a brighter future in tackling the housing shortage.

Since grabbing his trade papers, Jack’s been all about putting roofs over heads. He’s not just swinging a hammer; he’s answering a call. Victoria’s been sweating over a housing crunch, and with 30,000 trade papers flying off the shelf since 2019, it’s clear the government’s banking on skilled tradies like Jack to keep the construction boom booming.

Jack’s journey started back in school with a knack for woodwork and a dream to build. Shunning university and HECS-HELP debt, he dove into a TAFE-driven apprenticeship that’s paid off in spades. Now, with every nail he drives, Jack’s not just constructing homes; he’s crafting his future, eyeing a business of his own.

This isn’t just about building houses; it’s about building lives, with each frame shaping solutions to pressing public needs. And Jack? He’s right at the heart of it, proof that when it comes to solving big problems, sometimes the best tools are your own two hands.

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