News and announcements

Expressions of Interest for appointment as Members of the ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal

The Attorney-General, Mr Simon Corbell MLA, seeks expressions of interest from qualified people for the appointment of full-time presidential member(s), acting presidential member(s), a sessional senior member, and a full‑time senior member of the ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal. All tribunal members are appointed to hear and determine matters within the jurisdiction of the Tribunal.

Expressions of interest are sought from all areas of the community, including the private, government and community sectors.  Women, people with disabilities and people of indigenous and culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility – Other presidential members

Presidential members (acting and substantive) are appointed by the ACT Executive for terms of seven years. A presidential member must have been a lawyer for five years or more. The process and selection criteria [PDF 20 KB] for appointing presidential members are contained in the ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal (Presidential Appointment Requirements) Determination 2008. Experience in…

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Discussion Paper - De novo appeals against sentence

The ACT Government has released a discussion paper on de novo appeals against sentences in the ACT. The discussion paper follows a recommendation from the Inquiry into Sentencing Report released earlier this…

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ACT Women's Safety Grants

Applications are now open, and close 18 September 2015.

Guidelines [PDF 179KB]  [Word 105KB]

Application Form

2015-16 ACT Women’s Safety Grants Program is an ACT Government initiative to advance…

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2014 ACT Road Crash Report

The Minister for Justice today released the 2014 ACT Road Crash Report [PDF 1.8 MB]

The crash report provides statistical information including time of day, day of week and road user involvement.

For more information…

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New Victims of Crime Financial Assistance Scheme

Attorney-General, Simon Corbell MLA has announced that the ACT Government will prepare a Bill to provide a modern Victims of Crime Financial Assistance Scheme, making it more widely available to victims and more user‑friendly for…

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