Latest Skills Forecast 2020
The Transport and Logistics IRC Skills Forecast focuses on the prioritisation of the skills needs of the industry. Skills Forecasts are developed and reviewed annually and submitted on behalf of the IRC to the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) for approval.GO TO FORECAST
The TLI Transport and Logistics Training Package provides nationally recognised Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications for occupations involved in: Supply Chain Operations, Driving Operations, Stevedoring, Road Transport Terminal Operations, Furniture Removals, International Freight Forwarding, Mobile Crane Operations, Waste Driving Operations, Driving Instruction for car, heavy vehicle and motorcycles, Materiel and Deployment Logistics, Traffic Control Room Operations, Bus and Coach Operations and Customs Broking.GO TO PROJECTS
Transport and Logistics Industry Reference Committee (IRC)
The Transport and Logistics IRC is made up of industry leaders and experts and acts as a conduit between the Transport and Logistics industry and the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC).
The Transport and Logistics industry is imperative to Australia’s expanding supply chain, moving millions of goods and services around the country via road transportation and stevedoring operations. The Transport and Logistics IRC are responsible for ensuring the TLI Transport and Logistics Training Package meets the needs of the industry and provides nationally recognised Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications for occupations involved in:
- Driving Operations
- Road Transport Terminal Operations
- Furniture Removals
- International Freight Forwarding
- Mobile Crane Operations
- Waste Driving Operations
- Driving Instruction for car, heavy vehicle and motorcycles
- Materiel and Deployment Logistics
- Traffic Control Room Operations
- Bus and Coach Operations
- Customs Broking
- Supply Chain Management
Chair: Mark McKenzie, ACAPMA.
Deputy Chair: Cathi Payne, Payne Haulage
Mark Williams, BORAL
Greg Lipscombe, Linfox Logistics
Karen Bow, Australian Logistics Council
Julie Russell, Australian Trucking Association
Lindsay Eisemann, Origin Energy
Lynda Douglas, Department of Defence
Matt Threlkeld, BusNSW
Dean Smith, DP World Australia
Peter Anderson, Victoria Transport Association
Jack Boutros, Transport Workers Union of Australia
Justin Timmins, Maritime Union of Australia
Brett O’Connor, Transport of NSW
Transport and Logistics Industry Reference Committee Chair
Mark McKenzie is the CEO of the Australasian Convenience and Petroleum Marketers Association (ACAPMA), the national industry association representing the interests of businesses operating in the fuel supply chain between the ‘refinery gate’ and the service station.
These businesses employ around 70,000 Australians across the country, incorporating a massive logistical operation working around the clock to ensure that Australians have fuel when and where they need it.
Mark is also a member of the Australian Government’s Digital Transformation Expert Panel and Chair of the Board of the Council of Small Business Organisations of Australia (COSBOA) and an appointed member of the Australian Research Council’s (ARC) Advisory Committee.
He brings a wealth of diverse experience to the work of the Transport and Logistics IRC and like all the Chairs is a passionate advocate for Vocational Educational and Training.
IRC Meeting Minutes
Summary minutes are shared for all IRC meetings to provide a high level summary of key issues discussed.
Industry Skills Manager - Rail & Transport and Logistics