A tribunal member hears an administrative dispute

Tribunal Member

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

Overview

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

Day-to-day

  • 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.

Considerations

  • stressful.

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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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