Direct Client Care and Support Industry Reference Committee

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The Direct Client Care and Support IRC is responsible for national training package qualifications relevant to Disability, Mental health, Alcohol and other drugs, Leisure and health, Allied health assistance, and Health services assistance.

These qualifications are included in the CHC Community Services and 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 Direct Client Care and Support 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 Direct Client Care and Support IRC:

Category Organisation Representative Member Type Jurisdiction
Employee Association Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF)* Jodie  Davis  Chair  ACT
Employee Association Health Services Union (HSU)* Leigh  Svendsen  Member VIC
Employee Association Australian Services Union (ASU) Helen  Westwood  Member NSW
Employer / Enterprise   Vacant    
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Community Living Australia  Mark  Kulinski  Member SA
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. South Australian Network of Drug and Alcohol Services (SANDAS) Michael  White  Member SA
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA) Jesu Jacob  Member VIC
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Dietitians Australia (DA) Suzanne  Kennewell  Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC) Sally  Dumbrell   Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Aged and Community Services (ACSA)  TBA    
RTO Charles Darwin University (CDU) Richard   Bowen  Member NT
RTO TAFE Queensland  Beverly  Charnley  Member QLD