Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Industry Reference Committee

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The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker IRC is responsible for national training package qualifications relevant to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker industry. These qualifications are included in the HLT Training Package.

The IRC will consult widely during any future training package development process providing opportunity for any interested parties to make a contribution.

Technical Advisory Committees may also be established to inform future work, utilising a broad range of stakeholders with technical and specific industry knowledge.

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker IRC is supported by the Skills Service Organisation, SkillsIQ. For more information visit SkillsIQ.

Further information about the role of IRCs and how they operate can be found in the IRC Operating Framework.

The AISC has approved the following members for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker IRC:

 

Category Organisation Representative Member Type Jurisdiction
Employee Association Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF)  Jodie  Davis   Member ACT
Employee Association Health Services Union (HSU)  Leigh  Svendsen   Member VIC
Employer/Enterprise  Department of Health, Queensland  Warren  Locke   Chair  QLD
Employer/Enterprise  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Practice Centre, ACT Health Directorate  Joanne  Lesiputty   Member ACT
Employer/Enterprise  Apunipima Cape York Health Council  TBA Member  
Employer/Enterprise  Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC)  Chris  Eldridge   Member QLD
Employer/Enterprise  Department of Health, Northern Territory  Iris  Raye  Member NT
Employer/Enterprise  Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance Northern Territory (AMSANT)  Karrina  DeMasi   Member NT
Employer/Enterprise  Department of Health, Western Australia  TBA Member  
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO)  Nadine  Blair  Member ACT
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Association  Karl  Briscoe   Deputy Chair ACT
Government  Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing  TBA Member  
RTO Marr Mooditj Training  Roberta  Mongoo   Member WA