Expressions of Interest - Presidential Member - ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal

05 August 2022

Expressions of Interest
Presidential Member
ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal
Annual remuneration: $303,987 per annum (plus superannuation and allowances)

The Attorney-General of the ACT, Mr Shane Rattenbury MLA, invites expressions of interest from eligible and suitably qualified people for appointment to the position of Presidential Member of the ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal (ACAT). 

Presidential members are appointed to hear and determine, mediate or conduct conferences about matters within the jurisdiction of the ACAT and exercise a range of functions given under Territory laws. Expressions of interest are sought from people who are lawyers and have been lawyers for 5 years or more.

Expressions of interest 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.

Presidential Members are appointed to the ACAT for a term of 7 years. A merit list will be established to fill any further vacancies that arise in the next 12 months.

Remuneration

Remuneration is set by the ACT Remuneration Tribunal in Determination-8-of-2021-ACAT.pdf (act.gov.au) under the Remuneration Tribunal Act 1995. Other terms and conditions may be set by the Executive at the time of appointment.

Enquiries and Expressions of Interest

Expressions of interest must be in writing, address the selection criteria, and be accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae. Expressions of interest can be emailed to judicialappointment@act.gov.au or posted to:

ACAT Member Recruitment
Justice and Community Safety Directorate
GPO Box 158
CANBERRA ACT 2601.

General enquiries about the ACAT should be directed to the ACAT Registrar, Ms Kristy Carter, on 02 6207 1379.  The Justice and Community Safety Directorate contact officer for recruitment-specific questions is Mr Daniel Ng (A/g Executive Group Manager) who can be contacted on (02) 6207 0674.

Expressions of Interest close Friday, 2 September 2022