Culture and Related Industries Industry Reference Committee

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The Culture and Related Industries IRC is responsible for national training package qualifications relevant to the following job roles:

Actors, dancers, community arts and cultural development practitioners, musicians, composers, visual artists, craft practitioners, and writers.

These qualifications are included in the CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package.

The IRC will consult widely during any future training package development process, providing opportunities 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 Culture and Related Industries IRC is supported by the Skills Service Organisation (SSO) PricewaterhouseCoopers Skills for Australia. For more information, visit 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 Culture and Related Industries IRC:


Category Organisation Representative Member Type Jurisdiction
Employer/Enterprise Encore Event Technologies Nathan McKenzie  Member NSW
Employer/Enterprise Cultural Infusion Peter Mousaferiadis  Member VIC
Employer/Enterprise Queensland Ballet Christian Tátchev  Member QLD
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Design Institute of Australia Julie Hobbs  Member WA
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Ausdance New South Wales Ausdance Victoria Michelle Silby  Deputy Chair NSW
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Australian Services Union Kate Flanders  Member QLD
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Music Australia Ben O'Hara  Member VIC
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance Stuart Halusz  Member WA
Peak/Advisory/Assoc.   On-Hold    
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Museums Australia Incorporated Lee Scott  Member ACT
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Industry Skills Advisory Council-NT Yvonne Webb Chair NT
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society (AMCOS) Tina Broad  Member NSW
RTO TAFE Queensland Richard Barrett  Member QLD