The Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical IRC is responsible for national training package qualifications relevant to food processing and manufacturing, beverage manufacturing, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical manufacturing.
These qualifications are included in the Food Processing 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 Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical IRC is supported by the Skills Service Organisation, Skills Impact. For more information visit Skills Impact.
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 Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical IRC:
|Organisation Type or Category||Organisation or Area of Expertise||Representative||Coverage|
|Employer / Enterprise||Australian Sugar Milling Council||Mr Gary Whiting||National|
|SunRice||To be advised||NSW, VIC and QLD|
|Bega Cheese Limited||Mr David McKinnon||NSW and VIC|
|Australian Food and Grocery Council||Dr Geoffrey Annison||National|
|South Australian Wine Industry Assoc.||Ms Sarah Hills||SA|
|Carlton and United Brewers||Ms Renae Barber||National|
|Sanitarium||Ms Kate Fisher||National|
|CSL Behring||Mr James Thomas||VIC|
|Employee Association||Australian Manufacturing Workers Union||
Mr Ian Curry
|Peak/Advisory/Association||Australian Industry Group||Ms Carolyn Macgill||National|
|Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology Ltd||Ms Shona Gawel||National|
|Sector Expertise||Expertise in food processing and manufacturing||
Ms Anne Astin
|Expertise in food processing and manufacturing||Mr Brett Noy||National|
|Expertise in beverage manufacturing||Mr Chris McNamara||National|
|Expertise in livestock and pet feed manufacturing||Ms Briannon Avery||VIC|
|Expertise in pharmaceutical and nutraceutical product manufacturing||Mr Paul MacLeman||National|