Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Industry Reference Committee

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IRC membership details are updated each quarter.

The Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) is pleased to announce the members of the Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Industry Reference Committee (IRC).

The Tourism, Travel and Hospitality IRC is responsible for thirty-three national training package qualifications relevant to job roles in Hotels, Resorts, Motels, Apartments, the Travel, Tourism and Events Industry Bars, Pubs, Restaurants, Clubs, Caravans and Holiday Parks, Tourism Hospitality Professionals, and aquatic and community recreation, fitness, outdoor adventure, outdoor recreation and sport.

These qualifications are included in the SIT Tourism, Travel and Hospitality 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 Tourism, Travel and Hospitality IRC is supported by the Skills Service Organisation, 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 Tourism, Travel and Hospitality IRC:

Category Organisation Representative Member Type  Jurisdiction
Peak/Advisory/Association Australian Hotels Association  Bradley Woods Chair  WA
Peak/Advisory/Association Restaurant and Catering Industry Association of Australia Belinda Clarke Member NSW
Employer Defence Catering  Lynda Douglas  Member ACT
Employer Compass Group David Gigg Member NSW
Employer The Star Entertainment Group Bernice Colcomb Member NSW
Employer Hospitality Group Training Iain McDougall Member WA
Peak/Advisory/Association Clubs NSW Reyna Mendes Member WA
Peak/Advisory/Association Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia Rodney Cox Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Association Caravan Industry Association of Australia Stuart Lamont  Member VIC
Peak/Advisory/Association Australian Culinary Federation National Office Stephen Lunn  Deputy Chair TAS
Peak/Advisory/Association Tourism Central Australia Patrick Bedford Member NT
Peak/Advisory/Association The Australian Federation of Travel Agents John Hart Member NSW
Union Australian Municipal, Administrative, Clerical and Services Union  Joanne Knight Member NSW
Employer Australian Travel Careers Council Rick Myatt Member NSW
Government On-hold Member