Pictured – Luke Wren, Wren Plumbing

Luke Wren, an established business owner, mentor, and tradesperson who is proud to represent regional Queensland, was awarded the Department of Energy and Public Works Tradesperson of the Year Award at the 2021 Plumbing and Gas Industry Awards, held on Friday 12 November at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

As the owner of Wren Plumbing and with a plumbing career that spans more than 20 years, Luke is a passionate and dedicated industry and community leader.

During Luke’s career he has successfully executed a relocation of his business from Emerald to Yeppoon, expanded Wren Plumbing’s service offering, and fostered a positive working environment that is committed to furthering the careers of its employees, all whilst still getting his hands dirty and working alongside his staff whenever possible. Throughout all his plumbing and business success, Luke’s number one priority has always remained family, and within his business he is focussed on creating a safe and happy work environment for all staff, by promoting a healthy and balanced life where family time is a priority.

Hosted by Master Plumbers’ Association of Queensland (MPAQ) in partnership with Event Partner Reliance Worldwide Corporate (RWC), the Plumbing and Gas Industry Awards aim to highlight the hard work and dedication invested into the industry by apprentices, plumbers, gasfitters, hydraulic consultants and other industry individuals.

This year, the sold-out event recognised individuals and companies in 16 award categories, and hosted VIPs including the Hon. Mick de Brenni MP, Minister for Energy, Renewables and Hydrogen and Minister for Public Works and Procurement of Queensland, the Hon. Di Farmer, Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development, the Hon. Scott Stewart, Minister for Resources, Tim Mander, Shadow Minister for Housing and Public Works and Shadow Minister for Sports and Racing, and Gary O’Halloran, State Secretary of the Plumbing and Pipe Trades Union Queensland.

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For further information:

Contact:                    

Laura Allen
Events and Sponsorship Coordinator
Master Plumbers’ Association of Queensland
07 3273 0800
laura.allen@mpaq.com.au


Summer Adams
Projects and Events Manager
Master Plumbers’ Association of Queensland
0439 480 676
summer.adams@mpaq.com.au                   

Editor’s note:            Photographs and interviews are available and can be organised with the winners. Please contact Laura Allen or Summer Adams for more information.

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