Business Services Industry Reference Committee

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The Business Services IRC is responsible for national training package qualifications relevant to: business administration and governance, business communication, business compliance, business leadership and management, conveyancing and legal, environmental management, franchising, human services, International trade, library and information services, purchasing and work health and safety.

These qualifications are included in the BSB-Business Services 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 Business Services IRC is supported by the Skills Service Organisation, PwC’s Skills for Australia. For more information visit PwC’s Skills for Australia

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 Business Services IRC:


Category Organisation Representative Member Type Jurisdiction
Employee Association Australian Services Union Sarah Haar  Member VIC
Employer/Enterprise SSMI Group Michael Magelakis  Member VIC
Employer/Enterprise DXC Technology Natasha Copley  Member NSW
Employer/Enterprise AUB Group Kate Stone  Member VIC
Employer/Enterprise   Vacant    
Employer/Enterprise Particularly People Rita D’Arcy  Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Australian Library and Information Association Trish Hepworth  Member ACT
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Safety Institute of Australia Pam Pryor  Member VIC
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Australian Industry Group Paolo Damante  Member VIC
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Council of Small Business of Australia Peter Strong  Member ACT
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Australian Institute of Management-WA Shaun Ridley  Deputy Chair WA
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Industry Skills Advisory Council-NT Yvonne WebbChair Chair NT
Government Department of Defence Lynda Douglas  Member ACT