Media Release: 14 March 2018
An Industry Reference Committee (IRC) is being formed to tackle critical skills and workforce issues identified by the Turnbull Government’s Aged Care Workforce Strategy Taskforce.
The new IRC will include consumer advocates, peak industry bodies and employer and employee representatives.
The IRC will be established by the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) to review and develop national competency standards for aged care vocational training and will help facilitate any required education and training reforms.
The Strategy Taskforce is being led by John Pollaers, who is also Chair of the AISC.