Metalliferous Mining Industry Reference Committee

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The Metalliferous Mining IRC is responsible for national training package qualifications relating to metalliferous mining industries. Metalliferous mining industries are involved in underground and open cut mining and processing for minerals including iron ore, copper, nickel, gold, silver, zinc, gemstones, uranium and mineral sands.

These qualifications are included in the RII - Resources and Infrastructure 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 Metalliferous Mining IRC is supported by the Skills Service Organisation, PwC's Skills for Australia. For more information visit PwC's Skills for Australia.

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 Metalliferous Mining IRC:

Category Organisation Representative Member Type Jurisdiction
Employee Association Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union Glenn McLaren  Member WA
Employee Association Australian Workers' Union Shane Roulstone  Member NSW
Individual Expert Orica Naomi Carson  Member VIC
Individual Expert Mount Isa Mines Vicki Anderson  Member QLD
Individual Expert Rio Tinto Aaron Gray  Deputy Chair SA
Individual Expert BHP Kamball Schafferius  Member QLD
Government Western Australian Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety Martin Ralph  Member WA
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Resources Industry Training Council Amanda Hamilton  Member WA
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. METS Ignited Jodie Badcock Chair SA
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Chamber of Minerals and Energy WA (CMEWA) Nigel Haywood  Member WA
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Minerals Council of Australia Darryl Cooper  Member QLD
RTO North Metropolitan TAFE (NMTAFE) John Soubotian  Member WA