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Four positions open at the Administrative Appeals Tribunal

The Government is seeking expressions of interest for four positions at the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.

The Tribunal is an independent statutory body that reviews a broad range of administrative decisions made by Australian Government ministers, officers, authorities and Tribunals.
The positions, which have arisen due to the designation of the Tribunal as the external merits review body for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), are:

  • a part-time member in New South Wales (Sydney) or the Australian Capital Territory (Canberra)
  • a part-time member in Victoria (Melbourne)
  • a part-time member in South Australia (Adelaide), and
  • a part-time member in Tasmania (Hobart).

Further information about the NDIS can be found at
The successful candidate must have a high-level of demonstrated experience, knowledge or expertise with disability.  Individuals with a lived experience of disability are particularly encouraged to apply.  The successful candidate must have the ability to conduct hearings and must also have decision-making and decision-writing skills.  Legal qualifications are not required.
The advertisement for all positions was published in the Australian, Sydney Morning Herald, Melbourne Age, Canberra Times, Adelaide Advertiser, and the Hobart Mercury on Saturday 30 March 2013.  The advertisement has also been placed on the APS Employment Gazette at
A full information package, including the selection criteria, is currently available from the Attorney-General Department’s website at

Applications close on 19 April 2013.

Further information on the available position can be obtained by emailing [mailto][email protected][/mailto] or by calling Edward Lee on (02) 6141 3439.

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