Ian Curry is a National Coordinator – Skills Training & Apprenticeships Policy with the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) with responsibility for coordinating implementation of the AMWU’s skills, training and apprenticeship policies.
Ian is a product of the VET system having completed trade and post-trade training in Boilermaking through an apprenticeship.
He represents the AMWU and the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) on a range of state and national VET advisory and regulatory bodies.
Ian’s involvement in skills and workforce development reform stems back to the Structural Efficiency and Award Restructuring processes of the late 80’s and early 90’s.
He is particularly interested in the role of VET in the workplace relations environment.