Mike Shortland

TECHNICIAN

MIKE is a technician who specialises in logistics & support.  Mike was born and bred in Perth, and joined the army at the age of 19, as a technician in the signals corp.  He left the army to become a diving instructor.  Mike has travelled and lived many places around Australia, and spent 8 years in The Kimberley’s with remote aboriginal communities, doing renovations, and construction.  He also working on the cdep programmes within the communities.  Mike entered the mining industry, and operated various machinery, and also became senior management in the transport and workshop areas, and a mine site manager.  Mike also spent time in the safety field at certain sites.  Mike has since started his own business, Shorty’s Home & Building Maintenance.  Mike has been married, and has also previously had a business in furniture importing, and retail.  Mike enjoys golf, diving, and spending time out on his motorbike.

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Mike Shortland

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