First Aid Industry Reference Committee

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IRC membership details are updated each quarter.

The First Aid IRC is responsible for national training package qualifications relevant to Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, Basic emergency life support, Provide first aid, Emergency first aid response, Advanced first aid, Advanced resuscitation, and First aid services and resources. These qualifications are included in the HLT 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 First Aid 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 First Aid IRC:

Category Organisation Representative Member Type  Jurisdiction
Employer St John Ambulance Australia  Mark Molloy  Member ACT
Registered Training Organisation (RTO) Health Services Union (HSU) Phillipa Wilson Deputy Chair NSW
Employer Absolute Medical Response Peter Mangles Member NSW
Employer Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) Pamela Simon Member NSW
Employer Australian Red Cross Anthony Cameron Member NSW
Employer Department of Defence Kylie Douglas Member ACT
Peak Association  First Aid Industry Alliance  Ray Schroeder Member NSW
Peak Association  Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS) Shaun Jackson Member NSW
Peak Association  National Institute of First Aid Trainers (NIFAT)  Andy Panes Chair  QLD
Registered Training Organisation (RTO) Council of Ambulance Authorities (CAA) Trevor Don  Member WA
Registered Training Organisation (RTO) TAFE SA Teresa Hunter Member SA
Union  Health Services Union (HSU)  Mark Farthing Member VIC