Printing and Graphic Arts Industry Reference Committee

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IRC membership details are updated each quarter.

The Printing and Graphic Arts IRC is responsible for national training package qualifications relevant to the following specialisations within the printing and graphic arts sector: Cardboards, cartons and corrugations; converting, binding and finishing; desktop publishing; digital printing; digital production; graphic pre-press; ink manufacture; mail house; multi-channel communications; print production support; printing; sacks and bags; and screen printing.

These qualifications are included in the ICP – Printing and Graphic Arts Training Package.

The IRC will consult widely during any future training package development process, providing opportunity for 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 Printing and Graphic Arts IRC is supported by the Skills Service Organisation PricewaterhouseCoopers Skills for Australia. For more information, visit 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 Printing and Graphic Arts IRC:

Category Organisation Representative Member Type  Jurisdiction
Peak/Advisory/Association Print & Visual Communication Association of Australia Walter Kuhn Chair QLD
Union    Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union Lorraine Cassin Deputy Chair VIC
Peak/Advisory/Association Flexible Packaging Label Manufacturers Association Robert Black Member VIC
Employer Enterprise  Fujifilm Australia Pty. Ltd Brett Maishman Member VIC
Employer Enterprise  HP PPS Australia Pty. Ltd. TBA Member NSW
Employer Enterprise  Lane Print and Post Group Peter Lane Member SA
Employer Enterprise  One Point Group Kerim El Gabaili Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Association Visual Connections Anthony Parnemann Member VIC
Peak/Advisory/Association FutureNow Creative and Leisure Industries Training Council Julie Hobbs Member WA