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Guardianship and Administration Board

Guardianship and Administration Board

Expressions of Interest are invited from suitably qualified persons for appointment as a member of the Guardianship and Administration Board.

Expressions of Interest are invited from:

  • Australian legal practitioners who have an understanding of disability and/or aged care and/or human rights and/or experience as a member of a tribunal to sit in the South and North West of the state; and
  • Psychiatrists, medical practitioners (or retired medical practitioners) and psychologists with experience in fields related to disability, dementia, mental illness and/or acquired brain injuries and/or experience as a member of a tribunal to sit in the South of the state; and
  • Any persons who have relevant experience and qualifications in mental health and/or disability practice in the North, North West or South of the state.

Appointment is by the Governor-in-Council for a period of 3 years.

Members receive $320 per sitting. Hearings are convened by the Board weekly and members are required to be available to sit fortnightly.


More information about the Guardianship and Administration Board is available from the website at www.guardianship.tas.gov.au or by contacting Ms Rebecca Howard, Executive Officer, on (03) 6165 7500 or by email rebecca.howard@justice.tas.gov.au.


Expressions of interest must contain a curriculum vitae, a statement addressing the selection criteria set out in the information package (pdf, 126.2 KB), a signed probity statement and the names of two (2) professional referees. Expression of interest must be received by COB Tuesday 30 April 2019.

Expressions of interest should be sent to:

Email: applications@justice.tas.gov.au


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Magistrate - Hobart

Magistrate – Hobart

The Government of Tasmania is seeking expressions of interest from experienced legal practitioners who wish to be considered for appointment as a permanent full-time magistrate of the Magistrates Court of Tasmania.  The appointee will be based in Hobart; however applicants should be aware that the Magistrates Court is a state-wide service. The appointee will be required to sit from time to time in other locations as required by the Chief Magistrate.

To be eligible for appointment a candidate must be an Australian lawyer within the meaning of the Legal Profession Act 2007 of not less than 5 years' standing as an Australian legal practitioner. A person is not eligible for appointment as a magistrate if he or she has attained the age of 72 years.


Persons lodging an expression of interest are asked to provide a curriculum vitae and the names of three professional and confidential referees. Applicants must address the published selection criteria outlined in the Information Package (pdf, 82.9 KB).

Expressions of interest should be marked ‘Personal & Confidential’ and addressed to secretary@justice.tas.gov.au or:

Ms Kathrine Morgan-Wicks
Department of Justice
GPO Box 825
HOBART   TAS   7001

and received by close of business Friday 19 April 2019.

The appointment will be made in accordance with the Tasmanian Government’s Judicial Appointments Protocol

Any questions about the appointment process should be directed to Ms Morgan-Wicks on (03) 6165 4943 or at secretary@justice.tas.gov.au.