Business Services Industry Reference Committee

The Business Services IRC is responsible for national training package qualifications relevant to: business administration and governance, business communication, business compliance, business leadership and management, conveyancing and legal, environmental management, franchising, human services, International trade, library and information services, purchasing and work health and safety.

These qualifications are included in the BSB-Business Services 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 Business Services IRC is supported by the Skills Service Organisation, PwC’s Skills for Australia. For more information visit PwC’s 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 Business Services IRC:

Category Organisation Representative Jurisdiction
Peak body Industry Skills Advisory Council-NT Yvonne Webb (Chair) NT
Australian Institute of Management-WA Shaun Ridley (Deputy Chair) WA
Council of Small Business of Australia Peter Strong NSW
Safety Institute of Australia Pam Pryor VIC
Australian Library and Information Association Trish Hepworth ACT
Australian Industry Group Paolo Damante VIC


SSMI Group Michael Magelakis VIC
DXC Technology Natasha Copley NSW
The Fred Hollows Foundation Vacant NSW
AUB Group Kate Stone NSW
Particularly People Rita D’Arcy NSW
Government Department of Defence Lynda Douglas ACT
Union Australian Services Union Sarah Haar VIC