Dental Industry Reference Committee

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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
Employee Association Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation  (ANMF) Jodie Davis  Deputy Chair ACT
Employer / Enterprise The Centre for Oral Health Strategy, NSW Health Hunter New England LHD Oral Health Lanny  Chor  Chair  NSW
Employer / Enterprise Directorate of Defence Force Dentistry Joint Health Command Helena  Ryan  Member National
Employer / Enterprise (Private provider) Precision Smiles Peter  Czech  Member VIC
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Oral Health Professional Association (OHPA) Chantelle  Adams  Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Australian Dental and Oral Health Therapists’ Association (ADOHTA) Amanda  Blyton-Patterson  Member ACT
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Dentists Assistants Professional Association Inc (DAPA)* Barbara  Hayes  Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Centre for Dental Studies Kelly  Di Manno  Member SA
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Australian Dental Association Incorporated (ADA) Kang  Kim  Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Australian Dental Prosthetists Association  (ADPA) Jenine Bradburn  Member VIC
RTO  Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia (ITECA) Susan Lawton  Member WA
RTO CQ University TBA Member