The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker IRC is responsible for national training package qualifications relevant to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker industry. 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 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker 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 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker IRC:
|Organisation Category||Organisation||Member||Home State|
|Employer/ Enterprise||Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Workforce, Qld Health||Warren Locke (Chair)||QLD|
|Aboriginal Health Policy Directorate, Department of Health Western Australian||Melanie Robinson||WA|
|Workforce Policy and Planning unit, People and Culture, ACT Health||TBC||ACT|
|Office of Aboriginal Health Policy and Engagement, Department of Health, Northern Territory||Iris Raye||NT|
|Qld Aboriginal and Islander Health Council||Chris Eldridge||QLD|
|Apunipima Cape York Health Council||Michelle Ewing||NT|
|Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance Northern Territory||Sharon Wallace||NT|
|Peak / Advisory / Association||National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation||Dawn Casey||ACT|
|National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Association||Karl Briscoe (Deputy Chair)||ACT|
|RTO||Health and Education Training Council||Margaret Quartermaine||WA|
|Union||Health Services Union||Jorge Navas||SA|
|Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation||Jodie Davis||ACT|
|Government||Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing||Brenton Rodgers||ACT|