Local Government Industry Reference Committee

The Local Government IRC is responsible for national training package qualifications relevant to:

Generalist, Operational works, Health and environment, Regulatory services, Planning, Management, Administration and Land management. These qualifications are included in the LGA 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 Local Government IRC is supported by the Skills Service Organisation, SkillsIQ. For more information visit SkillsIQ.

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 Local Government IRC:

Representation Type Organisation  Member Home State
Peak / Advisory / Association LG Professionals Australia Lauren Oakey VIC
WA Local Government Association / Local Government Association of NT Jacqueline Dodd WA / NT
Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia John Roydhouse (Chair) NSW
Employer Fairfield City Council Anna Seed NSW
Hinchinbrook Shire Council Rosemary Pennisi QLD
Wollongong City Council Rose Grozdanic NSW
Port Stephens Council Lise Petersen NSW
City of Albany Heidi Loncar WA
Vacant position    
Employee representative United Services Union Luke Hutchinson (Deputy chair) NSW
Australian Services Union Billy King VIC and TAS
Australian Workers Union Stacey Schinnerl QLD