Education, Skills and Employment
The Australian Industry and Skills Committee is established by the agreement of the members of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Industry and Skills Council as an industry-led body that provides advice on the implementation of national vocational education and training policies. The Committee's role is to provide advice to ensure that the directions taken by ministers are informed by an industry-based perspective focused on the quality and relevance of the national training system.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation

  • Established By / Under

    COAG

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    14

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    8 May 2015

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Emeritus Professor Ms. Tracey Horton AO 20 November 2019 19 November 2022
Other Nadine Williams 5 November 2018 Determined by the appointer
Member Mr. Will Kestin 27 October 2017 26 October 2020
Member Ms. Elizabeth Beattie 23 March 2020 22 March 2023
Member Mr. Iain McDougall 23 July 2018 22 July 2021
Member VACANT    
Member Ms. Tara Diamond 18 May 2018 18 May 2021
Member Ms. Megan Kirchner 5 May 2020 4 May 2021
Member Mr Mr. Vince Ball 3 July 2019 2 July 2022
Member Dr. Don Zoellner 1 November 2018 31 October 2020
Member Prof Prof. Trevor Cairney OAM 14 June 2018 13 June 2021
Member Mr. Brett Schimming 6 May 2018 Determined by the appointer
Member Ms. Adrienne Nieuwenhuis 1 January 2019 31 December 2021
Member Mr Mr. Simon Booth 13 August 2019 12 August 2020
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