Direct Client Care and Support Industry Reference Committee

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IRC membership details are updated each quarter.

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
Union Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) Jodie Davis Chair  ACT
Peak/Advisory/Association South Australian Network of Drug and Alcohol Services (SANDAS) Michael White Member SA
Peak/Advisory/Association Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA) Jesu  Jacob Member VIC
Peak/Advisory/Association Dietitians Australia (DA) Suzanne  Kennewell Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Association Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC) Sally  Dumbrell  Member NSW
Registered Training Organisation (RTO) Charles Darwin University (CDU) Richard   Bowen Member NT
Registered Training Organisation (RTO) TAFE Queensland  Beverly Charnley Member QLD
Union  Health Services Union (HSU)  Mark Farthing Member VIC
Union Australian Services Union (ASU) Helen Westwood Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Association National Disability Service  Karen Stace Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Association Aged and Community Services (ACSA)  TBA Member ACT