Civil Infrastructure Industry Reference Committee

The Civil Infrastructure IRC is responsible for national training package qualifications relevant to civic and industrial infrastructure works (excluding the erection of buildings) and the following activities: road construction and maintenance, plant operation, pipeline construction and pipe laying, trenchless technology, bridge and marine, sewers, water treatment systems and dams, piling, foundation work, tunnelling and railway construction, general civil construction operations, and preparatory site works for engineering, construction and infrastructure development.

These qualifications are included in the RII - Resources and Infrastructure 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 Civil Infrastructure 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 Civil Infrastructure IRC:

Category Organisation Representative Jurisdiction
Peak body Civil Contractors Federation Mr Christopher Melham ACT
Roads Australia Hannah Sauvarin VIC
Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia Mr Craig Moss QLD
Australasian Society for Trenchless Technology Mr Trevor Gosatti WA
Australian Asphalt and Paving Association Ms Tanja Conners (Deputy chair) VIC
State industry training advisory body or equivalent Industry Skills Advisory Council Ms Yvonne Webb NT
Employee association Australian Workers' Union Mr Shane Roulstone NSW
Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union Mr Stuart Maxwell NSW
Individual with expertise in traffic management Roadwork Solutions Mr Paul Casey NSW
Individual with expertise in road construction and maintenance including road marking Self employed Mr Tony Baulderstone (Chair) SA
Individual with expertise in bridge and/or tunnel construction Talis Civil Michael Fitzgerald NSW
Individual with expertise in civil foundations McIlwain Civil Engineering Mr Keith McIlwain QLD
Individual with expertise in plant operation Eco Group Mr Phillip Cassell QLD