Information and Communications Technology Industry Reference Committee

The Information and Communications Technology IRC is responsible for national training package qualifications relevant to the following industries within the information and communications technology sector: information technology; communications technology; and digital media.

These qualifications are included in the ICT – Information and Communications Technology Training Package.

The IRC will consult widely during any future training package development process, providing opportunity for 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 Information and Communications Technology IRC is supported by the Skills Service Organisation PricewaterhouseCoopers Skills for Australia. For more information, visit Skills for Australia's.

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 Information and Communications Technology IRC:

Category Organisation Representative Jurisdiction
Peak body Australian Computer Society Ms Louise Smith QLD
Australian Industry Group Mr Charles Hoang NSW
Australian Information Industry Association Mr Kevin Harris ACT
Employer / Enterprise Cisco Ms Emma Broadbent
NSW
Industry Skills Advisory Council Northern Territory Ms Yvonne Webb NT
Microsoft Australia Mr David Masters (Chair) ACT
NBN Ms Amanda Hogarth (Deputy Chair) VIC
Optimi Digital TBC  
Telstra Ms Emma McDonald VIC
Union Communication Workers Union Mr David Smithwick VIC
Government Australian Communications and Media Authority Mr Patrick Emery ACT
Digital Transformation Agency TBC  
Industry Growth Centre AustCyber Mr Owen Pierce ACT