Sessional member recruitment - QCAT Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

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Sessional member recruitment

Call for expressions of interest, Sessional Member, Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

The Honourable Yvette D’Ath MP, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice and Leader of the House, seeks expressions of interest for the following roles in QCAT.

  • Appointment as a legally qualified Ordinary Member, on a sessional basis, especially
    in the following areas:
    • Cairns
    • Gold Coast
    • Hervey Bay
    • Ipswich
    • Toowoomba
    • Dalby
    • Mackay
    • Rockhampton
    • Sunshine Coast
    • Townsville.
  • Appointment as a non-legal Ordinary Member, on a sessional basis, especially in Brisbane, with expertise in:
    • medical practice
    • veterinary practice
    • engineering
    • child protection
    • teaching
    • retail shop leases.

An applicant will be eligible for appointment as an ordinary member only if they:

  1. are an Australian lawyer of at least six years standing; or
  2. have, in the Minister’s opinion, special knowledge, expertise or experience relating to a class of matter for which the tribunal may exercise functions.

Formal qualifications in alternative dispute resolution are desirable.

Please access the application form (DOC, 280.0 KB).

For more information, a comprehensive information pack (PDF, 257.1 KB), including details on QCAT’s jurisdictions, the purpose of the role, eligibility requirements, remuneration rates, and how to apply is available.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

For further information, please email

Closing date: midnight Friday 27 April 2018.

Last reviewed
29 March 2018
Last updated
29 March 2018

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