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Winner – President’s Award for Excellence in Tasmanian ICT

2014 Tasmanian ICT Awards

ITC award

In November 2014, Comstar Systems was recognised for quality ICT work and practices by receiving the RXP Services President’s Award for Excellence in Tasmanian ICT, presented at the Wrest Point Casino, Hobart.




Finalist – Telstra Tasmanian Business Woman of the Year 2014 

Business Innovation Sector

Cath Cave - General Manager - Comstar SystemsCatherine Hammersley-Cave – CEO Comstar Systems Pty Ltd

 “I encouraged staff to identify areas where we can improve our delivery of services and improve safety in the field. Often the opportunities identified relate to expanding capabilities and enhancing career paths through additional training.”




Winner – 2014 Tasmanian School-Based Apprentice of the Year –
Bradley Fairley – 

Bradley Fairlie - Comstar Systems PL
Comstar Systems Pty Ltd is very proud that our apprentice, Bradley Fairley, won the Tasmanian Training Awards, School-based Apprentice of the Year 2014.  What an achievement – well done!





Australian Government – Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science Research and Tertiary Education

Real story achievement videos from the Australian Training Awards

Please click the links below for the Telecommunications story

Comstar Systems Features in – Aussie Jobs -Looking Back, Looking Forward – Skilled Jobs

Australian Training Awards 2012

Comstar Systems wins national award

 Australian Training Awards 2012 – Small Employer of the Year

At a national award ceremony held in Melbourne, Comstar Systems welcomed the outstanding result of winning national Small Employer of the year 2012. Catherine Hammersley – Cave and Ian Bowden received the award from the Hon Minister Tom Kenyon MP for South Australia.

In the past three years Comstar Systems has grown its business thanks to commitment to training and development of its employees. Comstar Systems is a diversly skilled workforce with a multi – skilled team of industry professionals who take up the challenges of our industry daily.

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Comstar Systems wins Skills Tasmania Training Award 2012

Small Employer of the Year

Catherine Hammersley – Cave accepts the award for Tasmanian Small Employer of the year 2012, from Neil MacKinnon from the TCCI. The training awards recognise outstanding achievements by employers, training organisations and secondary schools.

This award is a great achievemnt and is a reflection of our organisations capability to adapt and change with the rapidly growing Telecommunications industry. With seven staff completing Australian Apprenticeships in 2011 and several employees curently undertaking apprenticeships and traineeshps in electrical, business and intermediate rigging.

Telstra Business Awards 2012 - Finalist

Comstar Systems-Tasmanian Finalist -Telstra 2012 Medium Business Award

J.Miedecke, D.Bowden, I.Bowden and C.Hammersley – Cave from Comstar Systems receive the award of Finalist in the 2012 Telstra Business Awards.