Culture and Related Industries Industry Reference Committee

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IRC membership details are updated each quarter.

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
Peak/Advisory/Association FutureNow Creative and Leisure Industries Training Council Julie Hobbs Member WA
Employer Enterprise  Encore Event Technologies Nathan McKenzie Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Association Ausdance New South Wales Ausdance Victoria Michelle Silby Deputy Chair NSW
Employer Enterprise  Cultural Infusion Veronica Pardo Member VIC
Peak/Advisory/Association Australian Services Union Kate Flanders Member QLD
Peak/Advisory/Association Music Australia Ben O'Hara Member VIC
Peak/Advisory/Association Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance Stuart Halusz Member WA
Peak/Advisory/Association Museums Australia Incorporated Lee Scott Member ACT
Peak/Advisory/Association Industry Skills Advisory Council-NT Natalie McGrath Member NT
Registered Training Organisation (Registered Training Organisation (RTO)) TAFE Queensland Richard Barrett Member QLD
Employer Enterprise  Queensland Ballet Christian Tátchev Member QLD
Peak/Advisory/Association Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society (AMCOS) Tina Broad Member NSW