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Company history

Highlights from our company history since 2009

May 2009

Our history begins

Allara Learning CEO, Andrew Lewis, acquires Central Coast Hospitality and relaunches the company under the new trading name of “Tactical Training Group Pty Ltd” moving its head office to Sydney.

March 2015

Acquire WG Learning

Tactical Training Group acquires Registered Training Organisation WG Learning (No. 91178).

January 2016

Company rebrands as Allara Learning

Following the successful acquisition of WG Learning, Tactical Training Group announces their intent to reposition under the single brand, Allara Learning. In alignment with the introduction of the new brand, a new corporate identity, including a new logo and visual identity are introduced.

April 2016

Cowboys team up with Allara Learning to deliver the DBA program

The Cowboys team up with Allara Learning to help 20 unemployed local Indigenous Australians achieve their employment dreams through the North Queensland Cowboys’, “Dream, Believe, Achieve” hospitality training program.

August 2016

Allara Learning launches new online training courses

Allara Learning combines their training expertise with the latest best practices in online learning to create a suite of online short courses.

January 2017

Allara Learning becomes major sponsor of the North Queensland Cowboys

Allara Learning expands their existing relationship with the North Queensland Cowboys, signing on as a major partner, that will see the Allara Learning logo feature on the back of the NRL player shorts

July 2017

Dream, Believe, Achieve program wins state training award

Delivered by Allara Learning, the North Queensland Cowboys Dream, Believe, Achieve training program was named the ‘Community Training Initiative of the Year’ at the Regional Queensland Training Awards.

September 2017

Merivale teams up with Allara Learning to develop a new series of micro-training videos

Allara Learning teamed up with Merivale, Sydney’s premier hospitality group, to develop a new series of micro-training videos. Shot on location in Merivale venues, these short ‘bite-sized’ training videos show staff best practice techniques and highlight how to avoid common injuries in the workplace.

August 2018

South Sydney Rabbitohs team up with Allara Learning

Allara Learning announce a new partnership and community program with the South Sydney Rabbitohs. The two organisations team up to deliver the Strive for Success program, aimed at helping local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to gain hospitality skills and secure employment within the industry.

August 2018

New R U OK? online course for the hospitality industry

Allara Learning team up with R U OK? to develop a new free online course for the hospitality industry.

August 2018

Cowboys Night for a Cause serves up a treat

Players from The North Queensland Toyota Cowboys organise, host and serve guests for ‘Cowboys Night For A Cause’, as part of their studies with Allara Learning.

January 2019

Merivale Commercial Cookery School launched

Allara Learning and Merivale launch The Merivale Apprenticeship School, a first of its kind chef apprenticeship programme led by one of Australia’s most celebrated chefs, Peter Doyle.

January 2019

The Ville Hospitality Training Academy launched in North Queensland

Allara Learning and Townsville’s luxury resort and premier entertainment destination The Ville Resort-Casino teamed up to launch a new hospitality training academy in North Queensland.

May 2019

Allara Learning turns 10

Allara Learning celebrates 10 years of helping business and individuals to grow.

May 2019

Kiribati students graduate at InterContinental Hayman Island Resort

Kiribati hospitality students from InterContinental Hayman Island Resort graduate with a SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality.

August 2019

Marriott International and Allara Learning launch Journey to Success program

Allara Learning and Marriott International launch the Journey to Success program to help Indigenous and disadvantaged youth by providing skills training, employment opportunities and long-term careers in the hospitality industry.