Complementary Health Industry Reference Committee

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The Complementary Health IRC is responsible for national training package qualifications relevant to Ayurveda, Aromatherapy, Kinesiology, Massage and Remedial Massage Therapy, Shiatsu, Reflexology, and Traditional Chinese Medicine/Massage. 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 Complementary Health 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 Complementary Health IRC:

Category Organisation Representative Member Type Jurisdiction
Employer/Enterprise Urja Ayurvedics  Vanita Sharma  Deputy Chair VIC
Employer/Enterprise School of Intergrated Body Therapy Maggie  Sands  Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Massage & Myotherapy Australia Marsha Ellis  Chair  VIC
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. International Aromatherapy and Aromatic Medicine Association Karen McKenzie  Member QLD
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Australian Association for Laser Therapy Meikin Li Rees  Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Association of Massage Therapists Rebecca Barnette  Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Shiatsu Therapy Association of Australia Kaiya Seaton  Member VIC
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Australian Kinesiology Association Hugo  Tobar  Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Australian Traditional Medicine Society  Peter  Berryman  Member NSW
Registered Training Organisation Canberra Institute of Technology TBA Member NSW