Aviation Industry Reference Committee

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The Aviation IRC is responsible for national training package qualifications relevant to Aerodrome Operations, Airport Safety, Ground Operations, Cargo Services, Customer Service, Aviation Transport Protection, Aviation Search and Rescue, Management and Supervision, Air Traffic Control, Flight Operations (Pilots – aeroplane, helicopter, commercial, military, remote and pilot in command) and Flight Instruction.

These qualifications are included in the AVI Aviation 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 Aviation IRC is supported by the Skills Service Organisation, Australian Industry Standards (AIS). For more information visit AIS.

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 Aviation IRC:

Category Organisation Representative Member Type Jurisdiction
Employer/Enterprise Marine Search and Rescue - subject matter expert Stephen Leahy Chair   NSW
Employer/Enterprise Virgin Australia Graham  Stokes Member QLD
Employer/Enterprise Qantas Airways Limited Amanda El Bahou Member VIC
Employee Association Australian Airline Pilots’ Association (AusALPA) David Mogford Member NSW
Employee Association Australian Services Union  Matt Norrey Member VIC
Government Airservices Australia TBA Member  
Government Department of Defence  Lynda Douglas Member  ACT
Peak/Advisory/Association The Royal Aeronautical Society Australian Division Brian Greeves Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Association Australian Association for Unmanned Systems Greg Tyrell Deputy Chair VIC
Peak/Advisory/Association Regional Aviation Association of Australia Steve Campbell Member ACT
Peak/Advisory/Association Australian Helicopter Industry Association Peter Howe Member SA
Peak/Advisory/Association Australian Airports Association Samantha Leighton Member ACT
Peak/Advisory/Association Aviation/Aerospace Australia Tamara Bell Member  VIC
Regulator Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) Roger Crosthwaite Member ACT