Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical Industry Reference Committee

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IRC membership details are updated each quarter.

The Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical IRC is responsible for national training package qualifications relevant to food processing and manufacturing, beverage manufacturing, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical manufacturing.

These qualifications are included in the Food Processing 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 Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical IRC is supported by the Skills Service Organisation, Skills Impact. For more information visit Skills Impact.

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 Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical IRC:

Category Organisation Representative Member Type  Jurisdiction
Employer Enterprise  On-hold Member  
Peak/Advisory/Association Australian Beverages Council Cathy Cook Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Association Australian Sugar Milling Council Daniel Shipard Member QLD
Peak/Advisory/Association Australian Technical Millers Association Dean Swindells Member QLD
Industry Expert Stock Feed Manufacturers’ Council of Australia (SFMCA) Duncan Rowland Member ACT
Peak/Advisory/Association Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology Ltd (AIFST) Fiona Fleming Chair  NSW
Peak/Advisory/Association Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) Geoffrey Annison Member ACT
Employer Enterprise  Carlton & United Breweries Graham Ellis Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Association South Australian Wine Industry Association Inc Henrik Wallgren Member SA
Employee Representative Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union Ian Curry Deputy Chair SA
Peak/Advisory/Association Independent Brewers Association  Richard Adamson Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Association Australian Industry Group (AI Group) Vasuki Paul Member VIC
Employer Enterprise  Bega Cheese Limitesd Brook Arnott Member NSW