Board of Directors

Board Chairman

Laurie D’Apice

Laurie is President for Human Resources for Linfox which is Australia’s largest privately owned Transport and Logistics Business. In this role, Laurie has responsibility for human resources, recruitment, organisational and people development, industrial relations, workplace safety, workers compensation, regulatory compliance, corporate communications and sustainability.

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Deputy Chair

Ron Devitt

Ron is currently the Principle Manager Learning Services, within the Organisational Development Branch which is responsible for providing a complete range of L&D services to the Transport for NSW cluster.

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Jon Northorpe

Jon established the ‘The Thought Group’ in 2007 which provides specialist services in project management, supply chain and infrastructure markets. Key projects have been in the design, delivery and implementation services to the Logistics Industry both in Australia and Internationally.

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Director

Mick Doleman

Mick is International Executive Officer of the Maritime Union of Australia. He has had a long career in the Maritime Industry including various roles in the sea-going component of the sector as a seafarer. Mick has performed senior executive roles including managing bargaining negotiations with industry enterprises, representing members in industrial tribunals and presenting to international industry forums and conferences for his current organisation for more than 30 years.

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Director

Michael Kaine

Michael is the Assistant National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union. In this role Michael has overarching responsibility for enterprise bargaining on behalf of the organisation with numerous employers and industry peak bodies and in addition manages the organisation’s finance, research and policy units.

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Director

Bob Nanva

Bob Nanva is National Secretary of the Rail, Bus and Tram Union. In this role he has had responsibility for managing bargaining negotiations with industry, negotiating sustainable productivity reforms with enterprises, creating and implementing a new strategic direction for the organisation and reforming national governance arrangements to meet best practices.

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AIS MEDIA

AIS Newsletter August 2017

I am excited that Australian Industry Standards (AIS) will be hosting the inaugural AIS Skills Forum in Melbourne on the 31st August. The forum will provide an opportunity for the…

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Moorebank Intermodal Company launches Workforce Advisory Group

Moorebank Intermodal Company (MIC) and Qube Holdings have kickstarted the delivery of thousands of new jobs for southwest Sydney with the initial meetings of the Moorebank Intermodal Terminal Workforce Advisory…

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Fatigue Management skills for Heavy Vehicle Drivers

The development of new fatigue management training units by the Transport and Logistics Industry Reference Committee (IRC) has been showcased by the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) as an…

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Aviation and Public Safety Training Package work approved

The Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) have commissioned work on Training Package Development by the Aviation and Public Safety IRCs. In line with its Skills Forecast and Proposed Schedule…

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Streamlined Training Package development in the pipeline

The AISC has recently commissioned Training Package development and review projects submitted on behalf of the Transport and Logistics IRC and the Aviation IRC. A new Schedulers qualification is being…

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AIS Newsletter July 2017

In recognition of the wealth of expertise across the 11 IRCs we support, AIS is hosting an inaugural event, the AIS Skills Forum on 31 August 2017. This invitation only…

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Supply Chain Skills Cross Sector Project

Australian Industry Standards (AIS) has been commissioned to lead the Supply Chain Skills Cross Sector Project. Working with a Project Reference Group of representatives from across the Industry Reference Committee…

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Training awards to Indigenous high achievers

The outstanding training achievements of two young Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander Australians were recognised at the 2017 National NAIDOC Awards. Sharee Yamashita won the prestigious NAIDOC Apprentice of the…

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Standards for Training Packages

Australian Industry Standards (AIS) is currently transitioning Training Packages to the Standards for Training Packages 2012. To ensure all Training Packages are of high quality and meet the workforce development…

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AIS Newsletter June 2017

I was pleased to attend an International Skills Roundtable at Parliament House in Canberra this month. The Hon Karen Andrews, Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and…

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