Our Story

Established in 1981 as “Travel Locum” by Cliodhna Rae, the founder and Managing Director. Initially providing temporary staff to the travel and tourism industry CRC now provide both temporary and permanent staff solutions.

The CRC Team has a solid mix of HR & Travel Industry background. In addition to their consulting work, they are all involved in a number of Tourism activities and committees.  The staff demonstrate a good example of skill mix and balance and while each has their own areas of responsibility, any one of us can help you when you call.

Founder Cliodhna Rae established CRC, with a background of 25 years in the Travel Industry combined with qualifications in Psychology, Business Admin and HR, she recognized the need for a Tourism & Hospitality focused Training & Recruitment company. Cliodhna has been active in a number of industry associations, a State Award Judge, was a member of the Industry Training Board for 10 years, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Travel & Tourism and former President of SKAL International Melbourne

Richard Kellaway (General Manager) joined the team with a strong commercial background in travel sales and general recruitment. With qualifications in Business and Recruitment, he has managed the permanent  recruitment Division at CRC since 1996. During this tie he has recruited literally hundreds of operational and management staff for the retail corporate and airline industry. In line with the CRC philosophy, Richard has been a judge at the AFTA State Travel Industry awards and is a regular industry presenter and speaker. Richard is Currently the Secretary of the Skal Club of Melbourne and a member of the Industry Advisory Group at William Angliss Institute and has held executive roles with the Hotel Sales and Marketing Association and formerly Vice President of the Travel league of Victoria

Julie Moloney (Talent Lead)  joined us at CRC in 2017 after taking the scenic route to us via roles in Wholesale and Adventure travel and significant positions in Conference and Incentive Travel.  She has taken to the challenging art of Recruitment easily and time and time again demonstrates an innate ability to read people and develop long and meaningful relationships – a key to having a successful career in our business. A former junior sporting and athletic champion she brings the same discipline and resolve to her work. And people love her!