Culture and Related Industries Industry Reference Committee

The Culture and Related Industries IRCĀ is responsible for national training package qualifications relevant to the following job roles:

Actors, dancers, community arts and cultural development practitioners, musicians, composers, visual artists, craft practitioners, and writers.

These qualifications are included in the CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package.

The IRC will consult widely during any future training package development process, providing opportunities 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 Culture and Related Industries IRC is supported by the Skills Service Organisation (SSO) PricewaterhouseCoopers Skills for Australia. For more information, visit 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 Culture and Related Industries IRC:

Category Organisation Representative Home jurisdiction
Peak body Australian Major Performing Arts Group Bethwyn Serow NSW
Music Australia Ben O'Hara VIC
Design Institute of Australia Julie Hobbs WA
Museums Australia Incorporated Lee Scott ACT
Industry Skills Advisory Council Northern Territory Yvonne Webb (Chair) NT
Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society (AMCOS) Catherine Gerrard NSW
Ausdance New South Wales Ausdance Victoria Michelle Silby (Deputy chair) NSW
Employer / Enterprise Cultural Infusion Peter Mousaferiadis VIC
Queensland Ballet Christian Tatchev QLD
Staging Connections Andrew Thorne NSW
Registered training organisation TAFE Queensland Richard Barrett QLD
Employee association Australian Services Union Robert Potter TAS
Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance TBC TBC