Printing and Graphic Arts Industry Reference Committee

On this page

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
Employee Association Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union – Print Division Lorraine Cassin  Deputy Chair VIC
Employer/Enterprise Fuji Xerox Australia Pty. Ltd. Brett Maishman  Member VIC
Employer/Enterprise HP PPS Australia Pty. Ltd. Michelle Lees  Member NSW
Employer/Enterprise Lane Print and Post Group Peter Lane  Member SA
Employer/Enterprise One Point Group Kerim El Gabaili  Member NSW
Individual Expert Australian 3D Manufacturing Association Neil Sharwood  Member ACT
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Flexible Packaging Label Manufacturers Association Robert Black  Member VIC
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Printing Industries Association of Australia Andrew Macaulay Chair NSW
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Visual Connections Anthony Parnemann  Member VIC
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. FutureNow Creative and Leisure Industries Training Council Julie Hobbs  Member WA