Amenity Horticulture, Landscaping, Conservation and Land Management IRC

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The Amenity Horticulture, Landscaping, Conservation and Land Management IRC is responsible for national training package qualifications relevant to production and retail nurseries, turf, landscaping, parks and gardens, botanical gardens, arboriculture, irrigation, pest and weed management relating to these industries, and conservation and land management

These qualifications are components of the AHC Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management 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 Amenity Horticulture, Landscaping, Conservation and Land Management IRC is supported by the Skills Service Organisation, Skills Impact. For more information visit Skills Impact.

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 Amenity Horticulture, Landscaping, Conservation and Land Management IRC:

Category Organisation Representative Member Type Jurisdiction
Employer/Enterprise Australian Association of Bush Regenerators Inc Jennifer Ford Deputy Chair  
Employer/Enterprise Greenlife Industry Australia Peter Vaughan Member  
Employer/Enterprise National Farmers Federation Reginald Kidd Member  
Employer/Enterprise Australian Golf Course Superintendents’ Association Simone Staples Member  
Industry Expert - Amenity Horticulture Landscaping Parks and Gardens Arboriculture Australia Ltd. Craig Hallam Member  
Industry Expert - Production Nursery and Weed Management Nursery and Garden Industry NSW & ACT Des Boorman Member  
Industry Expert - Amenity Horticulture Landscaping Parks and Gardens Matrix Enterprises WA Pty Ltd  Esther Ngang Chair   
Industry Expert - Irrigation for amenity horticulture Irrigation Australia Geoff Harvey Member  
Industry Expert - Amenity Horticulture Landscaping Parks and Gardens Oasis Horticulture Pty Ltd. Jim Johnson Member  
Industry Expert - Indigenous Conservation and Land Management Parks and Wildlife Comission NT Julie Heran Member  
Industry Expert - Pest management and weeds Bayer Environmental Science Jyri Kaapro Member  
Industry Expert - Amenity Horticulture Landscaping Parks and Gardens Landscaping Victoria Master Landscapers Megan Flower Member  
Industry Expert - Amenity Horticulture Landscaping Parks and Gardens Landscape Services for the Department of Parliamentary Services Paul Janssens Member  
Industry Expert - Permaculture and Landcare and Management TAFE NSW, Riverina Institute Susan Brunskill Member  
Industry Expert - Conservation and Land Management - Permaculture Permaculture Australia Virginia Solomon Member