News and announcements

Expressions of Interest for Appointment as a Magistrate of the Magistrates Court of the Australian Capital Territory

The Attorney-General of the Australian Capital Territory, Gordon Ramsay MLA, invites expressions of interest from eligible and suitably qualified people for appointment as a Magistrate of the Magistrates Court of the Australian Capital Territory. The Attorney-General is particularly interested in applications from people who would have a willingness to undertake coronial matters.

Expressions of interests are sought from all areas of the legal community, including the private, government and community sectors. Women, people with disabilities and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Information about the selection process and selection criteria can be found in the Magistrates Court (Magistrates Appointment Requirements) Determination2009 [PDF 22KB]


Enquiries and Expressions of Interest

Written expressions of interest, addressing the selection criteria, and accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae should be emailed to judicialappointment@act.gov.au or posted to:

Ms Alison Playford

Director-General

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