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Tribunal Members hear industrial, administrative or other disputes to assist in resolving differences and to arbitrate on issues.


  • exercises arbitral powers if resolution is not achieved or seems improbable through conciliation
  • prepares settlement memoranda and obtains signatures of parties
  • advises government of legal, constitutional and parliamentary matters and drafts bills and attends committee meetings during consideration of bills.


  • stressful.

To become a Tribunal Member

  • Tribunal Members are usually appointed by a State or Federal Governor or Attorney-General. To be eligible, you need to have completed a law degree and have been licensed to practise law for a minimum of eight years.

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  • Registration or licencing may be required.

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