News and updates about our students, partnerships and the Trust

2020 TAFE SA awards

Congratulations 2020 Playford Trust/TAFESA Award winners! The following five talented award recipients were chosen from a field of more than 30 applicants. All are top students who have demonstrated leadership, teamwork and a commitment to work and learning. A...

Trust in the future

An exciting scholarship opportunity for students in mining and petroleum engineering is helping make dreams come true while developing talent for the South Australian resources industry. A partnership between SACOME, the SA Government and the Playford Trust has...

Open Gardens TAFE SA Playford Trust Awards – 28 November 2019

The Playford Trust last night announced the eight recipients of its 2019 TAFE awards. The awards, each valued at $2000, were presented at a special ceremony at Urrbrae Campus.  And the winners were… Christopher Callaghan (Dip. Landscape Design), Madonna Crossman (Dip....

2019 Playford Trust Scholarship Awards

Winners announcedForty-four high-achieving South Australian university students have been awarded scholarships designed to support their education and help boost South Australia’s skills and research base. They are all studying in areas of strategic importance to the...

Open Gardens TAFE SA Playford Trust Awards – 22 November 2018

The Playford Trust was pleased to honour eight worthy TAFE SA students with Playford Trust Awards at a ceremony at the TAFE SA Urrbrae Campus on Thursday evening, 22 November. ‘Sir Thomas Playford would have been delighted with the high calibre of young people...

Daniel Austin – TAFE SA /Playford Trust Scholarship 2007

Daniel Austin – TAFE SA /Playford Trust Scholarship 2007 Now: Lecturer in Horticulture at TAFE SA I was an apprentice in horticulture when I was awarded my Playford Trust Scholarship in 2007. Surviving on apprentice wages, I don’t think I had ever had a bank balance...

James Dorey – Playford Trust PhD scholar releases new book on Bees

James Dorey Playford Trust PhD scholar releases new book on Bees 2018 Playford Trust PhD Scholar, James Dorey, uses his photography to inform his studies, with a particular interest in bees, especially, native bees. His curiosity was sparked because of a macro lens...