New South Wales

2020 COAT NSW Webinar – Tribunals: effective dispute resolution in a time of change

2020 COAT NSW Webinar

Tribunals: effective dispute resolution in a time of change
Friday, 20 November 2020: 9.30am–1.00pm (AEDT)

This year’s COAT NSW annual conference is moving online as a half-day webinar. Expert speakers will cover three topics offering a mix of practical knowledge and skills as well as reflections on where to next for tribunals in light of COVID-19. There will be opportunities to interact with the speakers and with other participants via virtual networking.

Click here for more information and to register.

The Whitmore Lecture 2020, previously scheduled for 6 May, with guest speaker The Honourable Justice Virginia Bell AC of the High Court of Australia, is postponed. Justice Bell has kindly agreed to deliver her speech, “What does it mean to be a Tribunal in Australia today” on Wednesday 21 April 2021. Further details will be provided.

Contact Details

Kathryn McKenzie
COAT NSW Chapter Secretariat

Telephone: 0418 281 116

Please click here to read our  most recent Newsletters:

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, Workers Compensation Commission
  • Katrina Harry
    Treasurer , National Registrar, Veterans’ Review Board
  • Elizabeth Connolly
    Secretary, Executive Director, Registry Operations, Administrative Appeals Tribunal
  • Malcom Schyvens
    Committee, Deputy President, NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal
  • Chris Matthies
    Committee , Executive Director, Strategy & Policy, Administrative  Appeals Tribunal
  • Jason Cabarrús
    Committee , District Registrar, Administrative Appeals Tribunal
  • Marie Johns
    Committee , Principal Claims Assessor State Insurance Regulatory Authority
  • Geri Ettinger
    Committee , Member, Workers Compensation Commission

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