1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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1111-17 Tribunal Member

Hears industrial, administrative and other disputes to assist in resolving differences and to arbitrate on issues.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is a bachelor degree or higher qualification and at least 5 years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:

  • confers with parties attending the tribunal separately or collectively to obtain their attitudes on contentious issues
  • interprets laws in relation to cases in dispute
  • acts as a channel of communication between the parties, conducting meetings with them separately
  • exercises arbitral powers if resolution is not achieved or seems improbable through conciliation
  • chairs meetings to reach solutions to disputes
  • prepares settlement memoranda and obtains signatures of parties
  • may call compulsory conferences to achieve resolutions
  • may hear witnesses called by the parties or by tribunals, and take evidence on oath or affirmation
  • may authorise inspections on behalf of tribunals or conduct inspections at which the parties are present

Specialisations:
Administrative Appeals Tribunal Member
Conciliation and Arbitration Commissioner

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