Expressions of Interest - Senior and Ordinary Members - ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal

05 August 2022

Expressions of Interest
Senior Member
Ordinary Member
ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal
Annual renumeration: Senior Member - $1,155 per day; Ordinary Member - $540 per day

The Attorney-General of the ACT, Shane Rattenbury MLA, invites expressions of interest from eligible and qualified people for appointment as a Senior Member or an Ordinary Member of the ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal (ACAT).

They are sessional appointments to the ACAT.

Senior and Ordinary 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 have relevant qualifications, skills and experience in areas including law, town planning, building construction, health care, social welfare, residential tenancy, or occupations which are subject to disciplinary proceedings before the ACAT.

Women, people with disabilities and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

People with legal qualifications should note that expressions of interest are sought from all areas of the legal community, including the private, government and community sectors.

Senior and Ordinary Members are usually appointed to the ACAT for a term of 5 years. A merit list will be established to fill any further vacancies that arise in the next 12 months.


Remuneration is set by the ACT Remuneration Tribunal in Determination-8-of-2021-ACAT.pdf ( 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 or posted to:

 ACAT Member Recruitment
Justice and Community Safety Directorate
GPO Box 158

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.