first_imgIn order to provide EU funds for construction works of upgrading, reconstruction and equipping the locations of the Competence Center, in this case the Villa Čingrija and TUŠ complexes, the project will apply to the Public Call “Establishment of infrastructure of regional competence centers in vocational education to support the vocational reform process education and training ”. It is a limited type of tender funded by the European Regional Development Fund. Namely, in June 2018, the City of Dubrovnik expressed its interest and will to enable the use of the fenced Villa Čingrija complex to the School of Tourism and Catering, if it is appointed a Regional Center of Competence. The space of the Villa Čingrija complex, in accordance with earlier announcements, will be open to the general public with facilities such as catering. Three contracts regulating the future of Villa Čingrija as a Regional Competence Center for Tourism and Catering were signed on Thursday in the Ranjina Palace between the City of Dubrovnik, the Dubrovnik-Neretva County and the Dubrovnik School of Tourism and Catering. Mayor Mato Franković, Prefect Nikola Dobroslavić and TUŠ Director Antun Perušina “By declaring the Center of Competence, our school undertakes the obligation to take care of the education of staff throughout the county. We will be guided by the ‘slow food’ philosophy and we will try to offer indigenous products and thus through the school to achieve a philosophy that should help further the development of our region”, Said the director of Perušina. Prefect Nikola Dobroslavić indicated that the project is worth 105 million kuna and consists of two parts; arranging the space of Villa Čingrija in a smaller part of the School of Tourism and Hospitality, while the second part refers to the programs that will be implemented, which includes foreign experts.center_img The City of Dubrovnik and the Dubrovnik-Neretva County signed a lease agreement for the Villa Čingrija complex for a period of 10 years, while the County subleased it to the Dubrovnik School of Tourism and Hospitality, also for a period of 10 years, with the aim of establishing a future Regional Center. The application and implementation of the project for the establishment of a Regional Center of Competence in Vocational Education, subsector Tourism and Hospitality, is regulated by the “Agreement on Business Cooperation” between the three partners, also concluded today. Source / photo: City of Dubrovnik; Facebook: doris.jel The decision to conclude a lease agreement for the Villa Čingrija complex with the Dubrovnik-Neretva County for a period of 10 years was adopted at the 24th session of the City Council, held on Monday, September 23. Mayor Mato Franković pointed out that the Dubrovnik School of Tourism and Hospitality is doing an excellent job in educating staff in tourism. “Upgrading and continuing education are needed to raise the level of service provided in the city area. I am convinced that this will be realized through this project, which will have a public and educational character. After the Center on Čingrija comes to life, I am sure that Dubrovnik will get another Michelin-starred restaurant”, He emphasized, adding that the joint cooperation will raise the quality of the tourist staff. Dubrovnik-Neretva County, as the founder of vocational education institutions, and in cooperation with the Regional Development Agency DUNEA, the School of Tourism and Hospitality and the City of Dubrovnik, nominated TUŠ as a future regional center of competence at the Public Invitation of the Ministry of Science and Education. by decision of the Ministry.last_img read more

first_imgAndrew and Rob Gray at 29 Rockbourne Tce, Paddington, which has just sold for $3m. Image: AAP/Claudia Baxter.ARGUABLY the hottest home to hit the market in Brisbane this year has sold in a private deal for $3 million.The immaculately renovated Queenslander in Paddington is one of two neighbouring homes designed by Brisbane’s builder to the stars, Graya Construction, that created a social media frenzy when they first listed.The turn-of-the-century home, named Rhondda, on a giant block of land at 29 Rockbourne Terrace caught the eye of brothers Rob and Andrew Gray in May 2017. RELATED: This is how you renovate in two months Woodrock at 33 Rockbourne Tce, Paddington, is still for sale. One of the bathrooms in the home at 29 Rockbourne Tce, Paddington, before the renovation. The open-plan living, kitchen and dining area after the renovation.The contemporary newbuild, Woodrock, is still for sale through Matt Lancashire of Ray White New Farm, who featured in a video about the home that was viewed more than 40,000 times in just a couple of days.Paddington is one of Brisbane’s most expensive suburbs, with a median house price of $1.145 million. The front of the home at 29 Rockbourne Tce, Paddington. The back of the property at 29 Rockbourne Tce, Paddington.Twelve months and $1.5 million later, they had transformed the old-fashioned character home into a bolder, more modern version of itself. Rob and Andrew Gray paid just over $2 million for the house on a 1200 sqm double block.They subdivided the land, shifted Rhondda across to one and built another home — Woodrock at 33 Rockbourne Tce — on the other. One of the bathrooms in the property at 29 Rockbourne Tce, Paddington, after the renovation.The rebuild and renovation process was significant, with the house entirely gutted underneath.An extension was added at the back, which became the main bedroom upstairs — a spacious retreat, with walk-in wardrobe and ensuite, that looks down at the pool.The downstairs section is predominantly the living area, plus a guest bedroom with an ensuite.The end result was a home that retained its old-world charm but had been reinvented to accommodate all the comforts and conveniences of modern living. The living room at 29 Rockbourne Tce, Paddington, before the renovation. The kitchen in the home at 29 Rockbourne Tce, Paddington, after the renovation.Both homes have literally stopped traffic in the past couple of months because of their cutting-edge designs.Rhondda become the talk of the town when it hit the market in August, with its business at the front, party at the back design.“It is party at the back, but in previous years, a lot of architects have gone with dark box extensions,” Rob Gray said. Ray White New Farm principal Matt Lancashire takes a dip at 33 Rockbourne Tce, Paddington. The kitchen in the home at 29 Rockbourne Tce, Paddington, before the renovation.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus16 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market16 hours agolast_img read more

first_imgAustralia’s BHP, formerly known as BHP Billiton, has entered into a new gas supply agreement with its compatriot AGL Energy for the supply of natural gas from BHP’s Gippsland Basin, off Victoria. AGL said on Thursday that the gas supply agreement with BHP Billiton Petroleum (Bass Strait) was for 78 petajoules (PJ) of natural gas from the Gippsland Basin, Victoria.The GSA is for a period of 3.25 years, starting in April 2020, and it will support AGL’s continued supply of its New South Wales and Victorian gas customers, the company said.BHP, along with its JV partner and operator ExxonMobil, has produced oil and gas from Bass Strait over the past 40 years. The Bass Strait operations are located between 25 and 80 kilometers off the southeastern coast of Australia.According to ExxonMobil, there are now 23 offshore platforms and installations in Bass Strait which feed a network of 600km of underwater pipelines.More recently, the Kipper gas field under the Kipper Unit Joint Venture (operated by Esso Australia) has brought online additional gas and liquids production that are processed via the existing Gippsland Basin Joint Venture facilities.The Kipper Tuna Turrum (KTT) project encompasses three fields in Bass Strait that hold an estimated 1.6 trillion cubic feet of gas, plus 110 million barrels of oil and gas liquids.Spotted a typo? Have something more to add to the story? Maybe a nice photo? Contact our editorial team via email. Offshore Energy Today, established in 2010, is read by over 10,000 industry professionals daily. We had nearly 9 million page views in 2018, with 2.4 million new users. This makes us one of the world’s most attractive online platforms in the space of offshore oil and gas and allows our partners to get maximum exposure for their online campaigns. If you’re interested in showcasing your company, product or technology on Offshore Energy Today contact our marketing manager Mirza Duran for advertising options.last_img read more