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Commissioner Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Tribunal

The Government of Tasmania is seeking expressions of interest to fill the position of Commissioner of the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Tribunal on a full-time (negotiable) basis for a period until 17 November 2021.

The Tribunal determines all claims for compensation and other matters referred to it under the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (the Act) and hears and determines any appeal referred to it under the Workers (Occupational Diseases) Relief Fund Act 1954.

The Tribunal holds conciliation conferences and hearings throughout the State in order to resolve disputes by agreement or arbitration when agreement cannot be reached between the parties.

The role of Commissioner includes ex officio appointment as a Commissioner of the Asbestos Compensation Tribunal, appointment as a member of the Anti-Discrimination Tribunal, appointment as a member of the Motor Accidents Compensation Tribunal, and appointment as Deputy Chairperson of the Health Practitioners Tribunal.

To be considered for appointment to this role the candidate must be an Australian legal practitioner of not less than seven years standing.

The term of appointment will expire on 17 November 2021, with remuneration starting at $220,703.

Information package

An Information Package including selection criteria is available by either:

Applications addressing the selection criteria should be marked “CONFIDENTIAL” and sent electronically to applications@justice.tas.gov.au; or

Kristy Bourne
Department of Justice
GPO Box 825
HOBART TAS 7001

Applications must be received by close of business Friday 30 November 2018.  

All applications will be acknowledged when received.

For further enquiries please contact Ms Kristy Bourne, Deputy Secretary, Department of Justice:

Email: secretary@justice.tas.gov.au