1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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5992-11 Court or Hansard Reporter

Prepares verbatim reports of court, parliamentary, committee or tribunal proceedings by taking high speed shorthand.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • attends courts of law, parliamentary sittings and other proceedings, to make verbatim records in rapid shorthand or using shorthand-writing machines or computerised equipment
  • reads portions of transcripts during trials or other proceedings, on request of judges or other officials
  • dictates shorthand notes to word processing operator or into dictating machine
  • may transcribe own notes of proceedings
  • may perform word processing tasks

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