Maritime Industry Reference Committee

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IRC membership details are updated each quarter.

The Maritime IRC is responsible for the MAR Maritime Training Package for occupations including general purpose hands, coxswains, marine engine drivers, marine engineers, marine surveyors, cooks, integrated ratings, deck officers, ship masters and marina operations.

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 Maritime IRC is supported by the Skills Service Organisation, Australian Industry Standards (AIS). For more information visit AIS.

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 Maritime IRC:

Category Organisation Representative Member Type  Jurisdiction
Employer/Enterprise Sealink  Chris Ha Member SA
Regulator Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) Fuji D'Souza Member ACT
Employee Association Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) Glen Williams Member NSW
Employee Association Australian Institute of Marine and Power Engineers (AIMPE) Henning Christiansen Member NSW
Employer/Enterprise Toll TBA Member VIC
Employer/Enterprise Freemantle Ports TBA Member WA
Employer/Enterprise Spirit of Tasmania Malcom Merrey Member VIC/TAS
Employee Association Australian Maritime Officers Union (AMOU) Brent Warhurst Deputy Chair NSW
Employer/Enterprise Serco Asia Pacific Mark Shannon Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Association Austral Fisheries Oliver Krcoski Member WA
Peak/Advisory/Association Association of Marine Park Tourism Operators  Steven Moon Chair  QLD
Peak/Advisory/Association Maritime Industry Australia Ltd (MIAL) Sarah  Cerche Member VIC
Peak/Advisory/Association South Australian Oyster Growers Association TBA Member SA