Dental Industry Reference Committee

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IRC membership details are updated each quarter.

The Dental IRC is responsible for national training package qualifications relevant to Dental hygienists, Dental laboratory assistants, Dental prosthetists, Dental technicians and Dental assistants.

These qualifications are included in the HLT Health 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 Dental 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 Dental IRC:

Category Organisation Representative Member Type  Jurisdiction
Employer Enterprise  The Centre for Oral Health Strategy, NSW Health Hunter New England LHD Oral Health Lanny  Chor Chair  NSW
Peak/Advisory/Association Oral Health Professional Association (OHPA) Chantelle  Adams Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Association Australian Dental and Oral Health Therapists’ Association (ADOHTA) Amanda  Blyton-Patterson Member ACT
Peak/Advisory/Association Dentists Assistants Professional Association Inc (DAPA) Barbara  Hayes Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Association Centre for Dental Studies Kelly  Di Manno Member SA
Peak/Advisory/Association Australian Dental Association Incorporated (ADA) Janet  Fuss Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Association Australian Dental Prosthetists Association  (ADPA) Jenine Bradburn Member VIC
Registered Training Organisation (RTO) Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia (ITECA) Susan Lawton Member WA
Registered Training Organisation (RTO) CQ University TBA Member QLD
Union Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation  (ANMF) Jodie Davis Deputy Chair ACT
Employer Enterprise  ADF Dental School Gyu Hwi Lee Member VIC
Employer Enterprise  Precision Smiles Peter  Czech Member VIC
Employer Enterprise  Dental Health Services Victoria Dushy Umakhanthan Member VIC