WorldSkills Australia 2021 National Championships Adapt To Travel Restrictions

The 2021 WorldSkills Australia National Championships and Skills Show has announced that it will accommodate travel restrictions by introducing satellite sites around the country.

According to WorldSkills Australia, the competition’s format has been adapted to ensure the events proceed. Competitors from New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland can participate from their home state, competing in a series of challenges for a chance to win gold, silver or bronze medals and become Australia’s national champion in their chosen skill.

In addition to these in-person events, WorldSkills Australia is also launching WSA Live – a livestreaming and video-on-demand programme that will take the competitions into homes.

“The decision to incorporate satellite sites into the WorldSkills National Championships & Skills Show was not taken lightly but was made on the most up-to-date health and travel advice,” said Trevor Schwenke, CEO of WorldSkills Australia. “We worked in collaboration with the Western Australian Government and with their continuing support, we believe we have a model that will still showcase skills excellence across Australia as well as placing the highest priority on the health and safety of our event competitors, volunteers, partners and visitors.”

WorldSkills Australia said gold, silver and bronze medallists from each competition will be announced at the closing ceremony, to be held after the event.



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