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Published 14 Dec 2015 by Department of Justice and Regulation

Specialist sessional appointments to the Planning and Environment List of the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Expressions of Interest

The Attorney-General, the Hon Martin Pakula MP, seeks expressions of interest from suitably qualified experts for appointment on a sessional basis to the Planning and Environment List of the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT). It is anticipated that specialist sessional appointments to the Planning and Environment List will be required within the next 12 months. 

VCAT non-judicial members are appointed for a period of seven years by the Governor in Council on the recommendation of the Attorney-General. 

Terms and conditions of VCAT members are determined by the Governor in Council and are currently found in an Order dated 21 October 2014

Applicants with significant expertise in the following areas are encouraged to apply:

  • Environmental Science
  • Water Management
  • Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Urban Design

Applicants should be of senior standing and have significant experience within their chosen profession. 

Expressions of interest are sought from people who have demonstrated a high level of integrity, sound judgement, and communication and interpersonal skills.

Potential applicants are also encouraged to consider the Member Competency Framework available on VCAT’s website.  

All expressions of interest are treated confidentially and may be drawn upon on an ongoing basis as vacancies arise.

The form ‘Expression of Interest - Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal’, which is located on the Department of Justice and Regulation website should be completed by those wishing to submit an expression of interest.  

Completed expressions of interest, marked ‘Private and Confidential’ can be emailed to vcatappointments@justice.vic.gov.au

Alternatively, completed expression of interest forms can be addressed to:

VCAT Appointments
Dispute Resolution
Department of Justice and Regulation
GPO Box 24294
MELBOURNE  VIC  3001

Previous applicants who lodged an expression of interest more than 12 months ago and are still wishing to be considered for appointment are required to submit a new expression of interest, to ensure details remain current.

All expressions of interest must be received no later than close of business on Thursday 14 January 2016.