Technician Support Services Industry Reference Committee

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IRC membership details are updated each quarter.

The Technicians Support Services IRC is responsible for national training package qualifications relevant to Audiometry, Cardiac Technology, Health Administration, Hospital Pharmacies, Medical Practice Assisting, Operating Theatre Support, Optometry, Pathology and Sterilisation Services.

These qualifications are included in the HLT 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 Technicians Support Services IRC is supported by the Skills Service Organisation, SkillsIQ. For more information visit SkillsIQ.

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 Technicians Support Services IRC:

Category Organisation Representative Member Type Jurisdiction
Employee Association Health Services Union (HSU) Leigh  Svendsen  Member VIC
Employee Association Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation Jodie  Davis  Member ACT
Employer/Enterprise (State and Territory Service Providers) Australian Private Hospitals Association Kim  Lally  Deputy Chair ACT
Employer/Enterprise (State and Territory Service Providers) Fiona Stanley Hospital Alma  Cassells  Member WA
Employer/Enterprise (State and Territory Service Providers) Sonic Healthcare Jane  O'Keefe  Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) Lorah  Hickman  Member VIC
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. North West Hospital and Health Service Elinor  Radke  Member QLD
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Australian Anaesthesia Allied Health Practitioners (AAAHP) Vicki  Swaine  Member QLD
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia Tony  Badrick  Chair  NSW
RTO Health Industry Training Karyn  Calcino  Member QLD
RTO TAFE NSW, Sydney Athanasia (Soula)  Siafakas  Member NSW
Government NSW Health (Government) Tamara  Lee  Member NSW