Our thoughts are with our stakeholders who are still being affected by the impact of bushfire, drought, floods and COVID-19. Skills Impact operations and activities continue during these challenging times, with necessary adjustments to our consultation activities. Read more. COVID-19 has disrupted work for most Australians and has created and/or increased critical skills shortages and issues. Skills Impact and the Industry Reference Committees continue to respond to initiatives of the AISC and the AISC Emergency Response Sub-Committee, including the development of a new skill set for the pharmaceutical industry.