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Board and committee vacancies

Current vacancies

Guardianship and Administration Board Legal Member, North West

Expressions of Interest are invited from suitably qualified persons for appointment as a legal member of the Guardianship and Administration Board to sit in the North-West of the State.

Expression of interest for this position are invited from Australian legal practitioners who have an understanding of disability and human rights and/or relevant experience as a member of a tribunal.

Appointment is by the Governor-in-Council for a period of three years.

Members receive $320 per sitting. Any member chairing a division is entitled to be paid $422 per session. Hearings are convened weekly. Members are required to be available to sit fortnightly.

The Guardianship and Administration Board is an independent statutory tribunal that determines applications under the:

  • Guardianship and Administration Act 1995
  • Wills Act 2008
  • Powers of Attorney Act 2000
  • Disability Services Act 2011

Expressions of interest

An information package, containing the selection criteria and a probity statement, is available from the Department of Justice’s website under ‘Positions Vacant’, by contacting the Registrar, or by downloading below:

Expressions of interest must contain a curriculum vitae, a statement addressing the selection criteria, a signed probity statement and the names of two (2) professional referees. Expression of interest must be received by COB Tuesday 13 November 2018.

Expressions of interest should be sent to:



Human Resources
Recruitment and Establishment
Level 14
110 Collins Street

All expressions of interest will be acknowledged when received.

More information about the Guardianship and Administration Board is available from the website or by emailing


Criminal Injuries Compensation Commissioner

The Government of Tasmania is seeking expressions of interest for appointment as a sessional Criminal Injuries Compensation Commissioner based in Burnie, pursuant to the Victims of Crime Assistance Act 1976.

The Victims of Crime Assistance Act 1976 allows for the payment of costs of medical, counselling and support services, as well as compensation for pain and suffering to victims of violent crime and sexual offences where the victim has suffered an injury or death. The role of the Commissioner is to provide interim decisions and final decisions on Victims of Crime Assistance applications. The Victims Assistance Unit (VAU) administers the Victims of Crime Assistance Act 1976 and supports the Criminal Injuries Compensation Commissioners in finalising awards.

Expressions of interest are sought from persons who are Australian lawyers of at least 5 years’ standing as an Australian legal practitioner.

Appointment is by the Minister for Justice for up to three years.

Sessional Commissioners are remunerated at a rate of $159 per hour. An Information Package is available on request from the Manager of Victims Support Services, Ms Catherine Edwards. The Information Package can also be accessed under “Positions Vacant” on the Department of Justice’s website.

Responses must contain a curriculum vitae and the names of two (2) professional and confidential referees. Applicants must address the published selection criteria outlined in the Information Package when completing their expression of interest.

Expressions of Interest should be marked “PERSONAL & CONFIDENTIAL” and sent electronically to; or

Human Resources
Recruitment and Establishment
GPO Box 825

For further information please contact:

Ms Catherine Edwards
Victims Support Services