Australian Refrigeration Council

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Australian Refrigeration Council

The peak industry body for the climate control sector.

Australian Refrigeration Council

Our Vision - A safe, environmentally friendly and dynamic climate control industry.

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RAC technicians’ greatest repair job might just be on the ozone layer

While you won’t find refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) apprentices studying about repair jobs for oxygen molecules in the stratosphere, the skilled work of licensed technicians to control the use of refrigerants is having a very real impact on the ozone layer and the environment.


ARC Chairman re-elected at AGM, plus new talent to guide industry

In a strong sign of confidence and stability for the refrigeration and air conditioning industry, the Board of the Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC) has re-elected Michael Bennett to the role of Chairman at the ARC Annual General Meeting on the 25th November.


Refrigeration saves the world!

During the COVID-19 global pandemic, the role of refrigeration will literally help to save the world.


Automatic mutual recognition pushed out to 1 July 2021

A proposal for automatic mutual recognition of state and territory occupational licences, which had been announced to commence on 1 Jan 2021, has been pushed out to 1 July 2021 after a meeting of the National Cabinet.


Technician safety comes first with new RAC training package

The updated UEE Electrotechnology Training Package – which includes many refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) qualifications - has been endorsed by the Skills Ministers providing apprentices and technicians with a modern, practical and safety-first training experience.


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