College For Integrated Logistics Support


“Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) is a technology in systems engineering to lower a product life cycle cost and decrease demand for logistics by the maintenance system optimisation to ease the product support.” © US Defence Acquisition University on Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Elements.

Professional Development

As part of its role to identify and facilitate ongoing learning/continued professional development opportunities in Integrated Logistics Support, the College has compiled the following offerings:

 Publications and Resources

The College continues developing and maintaining a collection of resources in the ILS domain for easy access by practitioners and supply chain professionals.

These resources include white papers, industry standards, research reports, fact sheets, and other similar materials. Resources are available online and can help you stay informed on the best practices and latest developments in ILS.  

Access to these publications and resources can be obtained here.

College Committee

Jon Westerland RegPracILS


Jon's appointment to this role reflects his enthusiasm for reinvigorating ILS disciplines supported by his experience as a Senior Technical Officer, Logistic Support Analyst, Project, and Sustainment Manager. 

Since 1999, Jon has led teams responsible for the design, development, delivery, and ongoing management of Asset Management Systems and Support Services contracts to industry and across Local, State and Commonwealth Government bodies.

Recognising the value of cost-effective support to owners of complex systems, Jon is enthusiastic about reinvigorating the myriad of skillsets that combine to deliver cost-effective and sustainable support outcomes and as KBR’s Professionalisation Manager, is responsible for the continuing professional development of their Government Services workforce of over three hundred direct staff and a further 250 directly engaged sub-contracted staff.

Andrew Barber RegPracILS

Vice President

Andrew has been working in the ILS space since 2012 when he joined the Department of Defence as a Logistics Graduate. Since then, he has worked in the Government, as well as Defence Industry across a range of Defence projects. 

Gary Pearce RegPracILS

Gary Pearce RegPracILS is a Registered Practitioner (Integrated Logistics Support) under the Professional Accreditation Scheme. 

He is a proficient and qualified ILS Manager with over 49 years’ experience working in various ADF (21 years), Public (12 years) and Private (16 years) sectors. 

With a Masters in both Logistics Management and Project Management, Gary has demonstrated experience in ILS, asset management, project management, supply chain, logistics engineering, procurement logistics, materials management, maintenance, technical support, documentation/data, test/trials and training development and conduct. In addition, Gary, based on his experience and knowledge, been awarded the Certified Professional Logistician (CPL) by the Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA). He is a former SCLAA President and past Board Director of SCLAA.

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