New South Wales

Contact Details

Kathryn McKenzie
COAT NSW Chapter Secretariat

Telephone: 0418 281 116


We are delighted to announce that this year’s COAT NSW Conference will be held online Friday, 26 November 2021, with the theme Accessible and inclusive justice – What can tribunals do better?  This exciting half-day program is planned with speakers and panel discussions covering topics such as:
• Practical strategies for making tribunals accessible for people with a disability
• The dos and don’ts of fact finding for tribunals
• Safe workplaces: bullying and harassment in legal environments
• Working effectively with people with challenging behaviours
Registration is now open! 

Please click here to read our  most recent Newsletters:

COAT NSW Newsletter - September 2021
COAT NSW eNews - August 2020
COAT News! Last chance to register for Thursday’s Whitmore Lecture & AGM - Preview
COAT NSW 2019 Whitmore Lecture
December 2019 Newsletter - COAT NSW

Committee Members

  • Anina Johnson
    Convenor, Deputy President, Mental Health Review Tribunal
  • Judge Gerard Phillips
    Vice Convenor, President, Personal Injury Commission
  • Katrina Harry
    Treasurer, National Registrar, Veterans’ Review Board
  • Elizabeth Connolly
    Secretary, Executive Director, Registry Operations, Administrative Appeals Tribunal
  • Theresa Simon
    Committee, Principal Members, NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal
  • Chris Matthies
    Committee, Executive Director, Strategy & Policy, Administrative  Appeals Tribunal
  • Jason Cabarrús
    Committee, District Registrar (NSW), Administrative Appeals Tribunal
  • Marie Johns
    Committee, Division Head, Motor Accident Divisions, Personal Injury Commission 
  • Geri Ettinger
    Committee, Mediator, NSW Workers Compensation Commission

Related Publications

COAT NSW Newsletter - September 2021
COAT NSW Newsletter - May 2020
COAT NSW Newsletter - 2019 Whitmore Lecture
COAT NSW Newsletter - December 2019
COAT NSW Newsletter - August 2020
COAT NSW Newsletter - August 2019
COAT NSW Newsletter - April 2021
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