Forest Management and Harvesting Industry Reference Committee

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IRC membership details are updated each quarter.

The Forest Management and Harvesting IRC is responsible for national training package qualifications relevant to the Australian forest and wood products industry which covers a diverse array of sectors from forest growing and management, harvesting and haulage, sawmilling and processing, timber manufactured products, wood panel and board production, through to timber building solutions and merchandising. The industry is an important contributor to the Australian economy.

These qualifications are included in the FWP - Forest and Wood Products 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 Forest Management and Harvesting 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 Forest Management and Harvesting IRC:

Category Organisation Representative Member Type  Jurisdiction
Government Vic Forests Bill Paul Deputy Chair VIC
Peak/Advisory/Association ENSPEC Craig Hallam Member VIC
Peak/Advisory/Association Forest Industry Council Dallas Goldspink Member NSW
Government Sustainable Timber Tasmania David White Member TAS
Employee Association  CFMEU Manufacturing Division Denise Campbell-Burns Member VIC
Peak/Advisory/Association PF Olsen Martin Crevatin Member VIC
Peak/Advisory/Association Australian Forest Contractors Association (AFCA) TBA Member QLD
Government Forests Products Commission WA Suzanne McCavanagh Member WA
Individual Expert Timberlands Pacific Tammy Auld Member SA
Government Forestry Corp of NSW TBA Member NSW
Industry Expert On-hold Member  
Government Industry Skills Advisory Council NT (ISACNT) Yvonne Webb Member NT