COAT Conference Resources

Practical Strategies to Improve your Digital Accessibility

Presenter / Speaker: Dr Kate Anderson

2021 COAT NSW ONLINE CONFERENCE

Conference Title: Accessible and inclusive justice - What can tribunals do better?

Accessible Tribunal Technologies

Presenter / Speaker: Dr Kate Anderson

2021 COAT NSW ONLINE CONFERENCE

Conference Title: Accessible and inclusive justice - What can tribunals do better?

Judging - Determining Facts

Presenter / Speaker: Judge Paul Lakatos

2021 COAT NSW ONLINE CONFERENCE

Conference Title: Accessible and inclusive justice - What can tribunals do better?

Conference Program: 2021 Accessible and inclusive justice - What can tribunals do better?

Presenter / Speaker: COAT NSW

2021 COAT NSW ONLINE CONFERENCE

Conference Title: Accessible and inclusive justice - What can tribunals do better?

23rd Annual COAT Conference, Responsive, resilient, reskilled - tribunals in times of change

Presenter / Speaker: Justice John Griffiths

2021 COAT National Conference

Conference Program: Responsive, resilient, reskilled - tribuanls in times of change

Presenter / Speaker: COAT National

2021 COAT National Conference

Conference Program: 2020 COAT NSW Webinar

Presenter / Speaker: COAT NSW

2020 COAT NSW Webinar

Conference Title: Tribunals: effective dispute resolution in a time of change

Conference Program: 2019 COAT National Conference. Communicating Justice: Tribunals in the Community

Presenter / Speaker: COAT

2019 COAT National Conference

Conference Title: "Communicating Justice: Tribunals in the Community"

Exploring Online Dispute Resolution'

Presenter / Speaker: Carolyn McSporran, VCAT

2019 COAT National Conference

Conference Title: "Communicating Justice: Tribunals in the Community"

Managing stress and maximising wellbeing for decision makers on tribunals, boards and panels

Presenter / Speaker: Carly Schrever, Judicial College of Victoria

2019 COAT National Conference

Conference Title: "Communicating Justice: Tribunals in the Community"

Push, Pull or Nudge? How Nudge Theory can offer new ways for tribunals to get the message across

Presenter / Speaker: Justice Iain Ross AO

2019 COAT National Conference

Conference Title: "Communicating Justice: Tribunals in the Community"

The importance of storytelling and narrative in tribunal decision-making

Presenter / Speaker: Bernard McCabe, Administrative Appeals Tribunal

2019 COAT National Conference

Conference Title: "Communicating Justice: Tribunals in the Community"

The Justice Project - Improving access for groups withi particular communication needs

Presenter / Speaker: Leonie Campbell, Law Council of Australia

2019 COAT National Conference

Conference Title: "Communicating Justice: Tribunals in the Community"

Working with interpreters in Boards and Tribunals

Presenter / Speaker: Susan Burdon-Smith, VCAT

2019 COAT National Conference

Conference Title: "Communicating Justice: Tribunals in the Community"

Conference Program: 2019 COAT NSW Conference. The future is now - traditional skills and new technologies

Presenter / Speaker: n/a

2019 COAT NSW Conference

Conference Title: The future is now - traditional skills and new technologies

Making Sure That Curiosity Does Not Kill the CAT: the Use of Expert Evidence in Merits Review Fora Where the Rules of Evidence Do Not Apply1

Presenter / Speaker: Justice Rachel Pepper, Land and Environment Court of NSW

2019 COAT NSW Conference

Conference Title: The future is now - traditional skills and new technologies

Access to Justice, Administrative Tribunals and the Rule of Law

Presenter / Speaker: The Hon Robert French AC

2018 COAT National Conference

Conference Title: Toward the Horizon - Tribunals of the Future

Conference Program: 2018 COAT NSW Annual Conference. Efficient, Informal and Fair

Presenter / Speaker: n/a

2018 COAT NSW Conference

Conference Title: Efficient, Informal and Fair - Tribunals Delivering Under Pressure

Dealing with distressed and volatile people

Presenter / Speaker: Dr Nick O'Connor

2018 COAT NSW Conference

Conference Title: Efficient, Informal and Fair - Tribunals Delivering Under Pressure

Writing Better Judgments

Presenter / Speaker: The Hon T F Bathurst AC

2018 COAT NSW Conference

Conference Title: Efficient, Informal and Fair - Tribunals Delivering Under Pressure

Statutory Interpretation

Presenter / Speaker: James Emmett

2018 COAT NSW Conference

Conference Title: Efficient, Informal and Fair - Tribunals Delivering Under Pressure

Making Complex Decisions - Tools for Tribunal Members

Presenter / Speaker: Christia Ludlow

2018 COAT NSW Conference

Conference Title: Efficient, Informal and Fair - Tribunals Delivering Under Pressure

Statutory Interpretation

Presenter / Speaker: James Emmett

2018 COAT NSW Conference

Conference Title: Efficient, Informal and Fair - Tribunals Delivering Under Pressure

Using Emotional Intelligence to Enable a Successful Tribunal Hearing

Presenter / Speaker: Leanne Warner

2018 COAT NSW Conference

Conference Title: Efficient, Informal and Fair - Tribunals Delivering Under Pressure

Working effectively & ethically in an environment of high emotion

Presenter / Speaker: Hugh Dillon

2018 COAT NSW Conference

Conference Title: Efficient, Informal and Fair - Tribunals Delivering Under Pressure

Working effectively & ethically in an environment of high emotion

Presenter / Speaker: Hugh Dillon

2018 COAT NSW Conference

Conference Title: Efficient, Informal and Fair - Tribunals Delivering Under Pressure

Providing Access to Justice: Taking Tribunals to the Community

Presenter / Speaker: Dr Bertus De Villiers (Member: SAT)

2018 COAT National Conference

Conference Title: Toward the Horizon - Tribunals of the Future

Advance Australia Where? Making sense of the Census

Presenter / Speaker: Denise Carlton, ABS Chief Demographer

2018 COAT National Conference

Conference Title: Toward the Horizon - Tribunals of the Future

Automating Justice- Rights and Liberties in a Digital World

Presenter / Speaker: Prof Genevieve Bell

2018 COAT National Conference

Conference Title: Toward the Horizon - Tribunals of the Future

Brave New World

Presenter / Speaker: Sue Salthouse

2018 COAT National Conference

Conference Title: Toward the Horizon - Tribunals of the Future

Conflicts of Interest - the Rule Against Bias

Presenter / Speaker: Laura Beacroft and Peta Spender ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal ANU Law School

2018 COAT National Conference

Conference Title: Toward the Horizon - Tribunals of the Future

Ex tempore decisions - or saving your sanity

Presenter / Speaker: Lorraine Walker, Chief Magistrate and Chief Coroner of the Australian Capital Territory

2018 COAT National Conference

Conference Title: Toward the Horizon - Tribunals of the Future

Restoring Community Relations in a Digital Age - the Community Justice & Tribunals System (CJTS)

Presenter / Speaker: Principal District Judge Bala Reddy Community Justice & Tribunals Division State Courts, Singapore

2018 COAT National Conference

Conference Title: Toward the Horizon - Tribunals of the Future

Restoring Community Relations in a Digital Age - the Community Justice and Tribunals System

Presenter / Speaker: Principal District Judge Bala Reddy

2018 COAT National Conference

Conference Title: Toward the Horizon - Tribunals of the Future

Technology in the Federal Courts

Presenter / Speaker: Warwick Soden

2018 COAT National Conference

Conference Title: Toward the Horizon - Tribunals of the Future

The High Court's decision in Burns v Corbett

Presenter / Speaker: Dr Anna Olijnyk

2018 COAT National Conference

Conference Title: Toward the Horizon - Tribunals of the Future

The Impacts of Self-Represented Litigants on Civil and Administrative Justice: Environmental Scan of Research, Policy and Practice

Presenter / Speaker: Dr Liz Richardson, Dr Genevieve Grant and Dr Janina Boughey with Dr Becky Batagol

2018 COAT National Conference

Conference Title: Toward the Horizon - Tribunals of the Future

Thrills, Spills and Skills: Communicating Clearly

Presenter / Speaker: Gina Frampton

2018 COAT National Conference

Conference Title: Toward the Horizon - Tribunals of the Future

Tribunal Physical Safety and Security

Presenter / Speaker: Sian Leathem

2018 COAT National Conference

Conference Title: Toward the Horizon - Tribunals of the Future

Tribunals of the Future - Toward Digital Tribunals?

Presenter / Speaker: The Hon. Justice Greg Garde AO RFD, President VCAT

2018 COAT National Conference

Conference Title: Toward the Horizon - Tribunals of the Future

Conference Program: 2017 COAT National & COAT (NSW) Joint Conference. Tribunals: Enablers of Justice

Presenter / Speaker: n/a

2017 COAT National & COAT (NSW) Joint Conference

Conference Title: Enablers of Justice

Building organisational competency in a diverse world

Presenter / Speaker: Anukool Sathu Diversity & Inclusion Consultant

2017 COAT National & COAT (NSW) Joint Conference

Conference Title: Enablers of Justice

The Unreasonable, Querulant and Vexatious as Self Represented Litigants

Presenter / Speaker: Dr Grant Lester Consultant Forensic Physchiatrist Victorian Institute of Forensic Mental Health

2017 COAT National & COAT (NSW) Joint Conference

Conference Title: Enablers of Justice

Access to Justice in Multicultural Australia

Presenter / Speaker: The Honourable Wayne Martin AC Chief Justice of Western Australia

2017 COAT National & COAT (NSW) Joint Conference

Conference Title: Enablers of Justice

Communicating effectively with people with cognitive disability

Presenter / Speaker: Melinda Smith Coordinator Cognitive Disability Services

2017 COAT National & COAT (NSW) Joint Conference

Conference Title: Enablers of Justice

Flexibiilty, Informality and Despatch - Striking the balance in Tribunal decision-making

Presenter / Speaker: Keith Mason AC QC Council of Australasian Tribunals Conference

2017 COAT National & COAT (NSW) Joint Conference

Conference Title: Enablers of Justice

Keynote

Presenter / Speaker: Judy Atkinson

2017 COAT National & COAT (NSW) Joint Conference

Conference Title: Enablers of Justice

Recent Developments in Tribunal Law

Presenter / Speaker: Joanna Davidson, Sixth Floor Selborne Wentworth Chambers

2017 COAT National & COAT (NSW) Joint Conference

Conference Title: Enablers of Justice

The need to raise the bar: court interpreters as specialised experts*

Presenter / Speaker: Associate Professor Sandra Hale

2017 COAT National & COAT (NSW) Joint Conference

Conference Title: Enablers of Justice

Tips for Writing Clear, Logical and Concise Decisions

Presenter / Speaker: Justice Debra Mullins (Supreme Court of QLD)

2017 COAT National & COAT (NSW) Joint Conference

Conference Title: Enablers of Justice

Tribunals and Self-Represented Parties

Presenter / Speaker: Helen Shurven

2017 COAT National & COAT (NSW) Joint Conference

Conference Title: Enablers of Justice

Working effectively in a diverse world

Presenter / Speaker: Anukool Sathu Diversity & Inclusion Consultant

2017 COAT National & COAT (NSW) Joint Conference

Conference Title: Enablers of Justice

Conference Program: 2017 COAT National Registrar & Executive Officer Conference. Tribunal Accessibilty - Meeting Community Expectations

Presenter / Speaker: n/a

2017 Registrar & Executive Officer's Conference

Conference Title: Tribunal Accessibility - Meeting Community Expectations

Accessibility - Tribunal Excellence Framework

Presenter / Speaker: Mary Shortland, Executive Director - Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT)

2017 Registrar & Executive Officer's Conference

Conference Title: Tribunal Accessibility - Meeting Community Expectations

Applying the Framework for Tribunal Excellence & Measuring Performance

Presenter / Speaker: Michael Vallance, Manager, International Framework for Court Excellence,Supreme Court of Victoria and Manager, International Framework for Judicial Support Excellence, Court Services Victoria

2017 Registrar & Executive Officer's Conference

Conference Title: Tribunal Accessibility - Meeting Community Expectations

Applying the Framework for Tribunal Excellence & Measuring Performance

Presenter / Speaker: Michael Vallance, Manager, International Framework for Court Excellence,Supreme Court of Victoria and Manager, International Framework for Judicial Support Excellence, Court Services Victoria

2017 Registrar & Executive Officer's Conference

Conference Title: Tribunal Accessibility - Meeting Community Expectations

Applying the Framework for Tribunal Excellence & Measuring Performance: Panel -combined presentations

Presenter / Speaker: Keryn Negri, Chief Executive Officer, Victorian Civil & Administrative Tribunal (VCAT); Mary Shortland, Executive Director, Queensland Civil & Administrative Tribunal (QCAT); Sian Leathem, Principal Registrar, Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT)

2017 Registrar & Executive Officer's Conference

Conference Title: Tribunal Accessibility - Meeting Community Expectations

Client needs and satisfaction' Tribunal Excellence Framework

Presenter / Speaker: Keryn Negri, Chief Executive Officer, Victorian Civil & Administrative Tribunal (VCAT)

2017 Registrar & Executive Officer's Conference

Conference Title: Tribunal Accessibility - Meeting Community Expectations

Diversity & Indigenous Clients: AAT Adelaide Registry

Presenter / Speaker: Ian Phillips, Acting District Registrar, AAT; Roula Karzis-Wyatt, Member, AAT

2017 Registrar & Executive Officer's Conference

Conference Title: Tribunal Accessibility - Meeting Community Expectations

Diversity & Indigenous Clients: VCAT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Engagement Project

Presenter / Speaker: Adrian Sculthorpe, Senior Manager, PwC's Indigenous Consulting

2017 Registrar & Executive Officer's Conference

Conference Title: Tribunal Accessibility - Meeting Community Expectations

e-Mediation - Trial & Outcomes

Presenter / Speaker: Peter Johnstone, ADR Manager, QCAT

2017 Registrar & Executive Officer's Conference

Conference Title: Tribunal Accessibility - Meeting Community Expectations

Future of Law and Justice 'The Impact of Technological Change on Courts and Tribunals'

Presenter / Speaker: Professor Tania Sourdin, Dean, University of Newcastle Law School

2017 Registrar & Executive Officer's Conference

Conference Title: Tribunal Accessibility - Meeting Community Expectations

Hackathon Hotspot

Presenter / Speaker: Mary Shortland, Executive Director - Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT)

2017 Registrar & Executive Officer's Conference

Conference Title: Tribunal Accessibility - Meeting Community Expectations

Implementing VCAT's Digital Strategy - key challenges and risks

Presenter / Speaker: Edward Busuttil, IT Director, Strategic Projects, VCAT

2017 Registrar & Executive Officer's Conference

Conference Title: Tribunal Accessibility - Meeting Community Expectations

Ketnote address: Adapting To and Bringing About Change - Case study: Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Presenter / Speaker: The Honourable Justice Greg Garde, President, Victorian Civil & Administrative Tribunal (VCAT)

2017 Registrar & Executive Officer's Conference

Conference Title: Tribunal Accessibility - Meeting Community Expectations

On-Line Resolution Tool (Guardianship and Administration) )

Presenter / Speaker: Mark Street, Executive Officer, State Administration Tribunal (WA)

2017 Registrar & Executive Officer's Conference

Conference Title: Tribunal Accessibility - Meeting Community Expectations

Overview of eCourts/Tribunal Plan (WA)

Presenter / Speaker: Martin Jackson, Acting Director, Strategic Business Development, Court & Tribunal Services, Western Australian Department of the Attorney General

2017 Registrar & Executive Officer's Conference

Conference Title: Tribunal Accessibility - Meeting Community Expectations

Safewards Victoria

Presenter / Speaker: Office of the Chief Mental Health Nurse, DHHS

2017 Registrar & Executive Officer's Conference

Conference Title: Tribunal Accessibility - Meeting Community Expectations

Tribunals, diversity and the LGBTIQ community

Presenter / Speaker: Rodney Croome and Robin Banks

2017 Registrar & Executive Officer's Conference

Conference Title: Tribunal Accessibility - Meeting Community Expectations

Conference Program: 2016 Between CATs and Courts

Presenter / Speaker: COAT NATIONAL

2016 COAT National Conference

Conference Title: Between CATs and Courts

Rounding Up CATs - The Respective Roles of Tribunals and Courts in Disciplinary Proceedings against Lawyers

Presenter / Speaker: Chris Edmonds SC

2016 COAT National Conference

Conference Title: Between CATs and Courts

Big Sister is watching - Orwellian overtones or no cause for alarm

Presenter / Speaker: Peta Stilgoe

2016 COAT National Conference

Conference Title: Between CATs and Courts

Big Sister is watching - Orwellian overtones or no cause for alarm

Presenter / Speaker: Peta Stilgoe

2016 COAT National Conference

Conference Title: Between CATs and Courts

Looking Over Your Shoulder, Tribunals in Australia

Presenter / Speaker: Mark Robinson SC

2016 COAT National Conference

Conference Title: Between CATs and Courts

Looking Over Your Shoulder, Tribunals in Australia

Presenter / Speaker: Mark Robinson SC

2016 COAT National Conference

Conference Title: Between CATs and Courts

Role of Reviewing Courts in Administrative Decision Making

Presenter / Speaker: The Honourable Justice Buchanan

2016 COAT National Conference

Conference Title: Between CATs and Courts

Tensions in the Obligations of Tribunal Members

Presenter / Speaker: The Honourable Alan Wilson QC

2016 COAT National Conference

Conference Title: Between CATs and Courts

Dealing with Complaints

Presenter / Speaker: Anne Darroch, Prinicpal Disputes Referee

2016 COAT National Conference

Conference Title: Between CATs and Courts

Evidence from a digital device

Presenter / Speaker: Miiko Kumar, Jack Shand Chamber

2016 COAT NSW Conference

Conference Title: Deliberations and Dilemmas in the Digital Age

Firm but Fair - the Art of a Good Tribunal Hearing

Presenter / Speaker: Jan Redfern, Deputy President & Division Head of the Migration & Refuge Division of the AAT

2016 COAT NSW Conference

Conference Title: Deliberations and Dilemmas in the Digital Age

Going to the Cloud!

Presenter / Speaker: Phil Farrelly - Systems Artchitect

2016 COAT NSW Conference

Conference Title: Deliberations and Dilemmas in the Digital Age

Legal Research Refresher

Presenter / Speaker: Christopher Matthies, Executive Director, Strategy & Policy

2016 COAT NSW Conference

Conference Title: Deliberations and Dilemmas in the Digital Age

The Rule against Bias - Ongoing Evolution and Practical Conundrums for Tribunals

Presenter / Speaker: Prof Simon Young USQ School of Law & Justice UWA Faculty of Law

2016 COAT NSW Conference

Conference Title: Deliberations and Dilemmas in the Digital Age

Conference Program: 2016 COAT VIC Conference. Tribunals, Boards and Panels - Issues of Procedural Fairness

Presenter / Speaker: n/a

2016 COAT Victoria Conference

Conference Title: Tribunals, Boards and Panels - Issues of Procedural Fairness

Affording Procedural Fairness: Culture and interpreters in Tribunal Hearings

Presenter / Speaker: John Longo, Member, AAT

2016 COAT Victoria Conference

Conference Title: Tribunals, Boards and Panels - Issues of Procedural Fairness

Conference Paper

Presenter / Speaker: Justice Greg Garde AO RFD President, Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal

2016 COAT Victoria Conference

Conference Title: Tribunals, Boards and Panels - Issues of Procedural Fairness

Disciplinary Hearings in the Regulated Professions: Procedural Fairness Issues

Presenter / Speaker: Elisabeth Wentworth Deputy Head of List, Review and Regulation List, VCAT

2016 COAT Victoria Conference

Conference Title: Tribunals, Boards and Panels - Issues of Procedural Fairness

Disciplinary Hearings in the Regulated Professions: Procedural Fairness Issues

Presenter / Speaker: Elisabeth Wentworth, Deputy Head of List, Review and Regulation List, VCAT

2016 COAT Victoria Conference

Conference Title: Tribunals, Boards and Panels - Issues of Procedural Fairness

Ensuring a Fair Hearing - Matters involving persons with a mental illness, cognitive impairment or intellectual disability - Hearings in the Guardianship list at VCAT

Presenter / Speaker: Bernadette Steele, Senior Member, Human Rights Division, VCAT

2016 COAT Victoria Conference

Conference Title: Tribunals, Boards and Panels - Issues of Procedural Fairness

Ensuring a Fair Hearing - Matters involving persons with a mental illness, cognitive impairment or intellectual disability - Hearings in the Guardianship list at VCAT

Presenter / Speaker: Bernadette Steele, Senior Member, Human Rights Division, VCAT

2016 COAT Victoria Conference

Conference Title: Tribunals, Boards and Panels - Issues of Procedural Fairness

Ensuring a Fair Hearing - Matters involving persons with a mental illness, cognitive impairment or intellectual disability - Hearings in the Guardianship list at VCAT

Presenter / Speaker: Bernadette Steele, Senior Member, Human Rights Division, VCAT

2016 COAT Victoria Conference

Conference Title: Tribunals, Boards and Panels - Issues of Procedural Fairness

Ensuring a fair hearing- matters involving persons with a mental illness, cognitive impairment or intellectual disability

Presenter / Speaker: Jill Toohey, Senior Member, Administrative Appeals Tribunal

2016 COAT Victoria Conference

Conference Title: Tribunals, Boards and Panels - Issues of Procedural Fairness

Ensuring a fair hearing- matters involving persons with a mental illness, cognitive impairment or intellectual disability Ensuring a fair hearing- matters involving persons with a mental illness, cognitive impairment or intellectual disability Ensuring procedural fairness outside the hearing process

Presenter / Speaker: Susan Woodford, District Registrar, General & Other Divisions, Administrative Appeals Tribunal, Melbourne

2016 COAT Victoria Conference

Conference Title: Tribunals, Boards and Panels - Issues of Procedural Fairness

Ensuring a fair hearing- matters involving persons with a mental illness, cognitive impairment or intellectual disability Ensuring procedural fairness outside the hearing process

Presenter / Speaker: Susan Woodford, District Registrar, General & Other Divisions, Administrative Appeals Tribunal, Melbourne

2016 COAT Victoria Conference

Conference Title: Tribunals, Boards and Panels - Issues of Procedural Fairness

Ensuring a fair hearing- matters involving persons with a mental illness, cognitive impairment or intellectual disability - National Disability Insurance Scheme Hearings

Presenter / Speaker: Jill Toohey, Senior Member, Administrative Appeals Tribunal

2016 COAT Victoria Conference

Conference Title: Tribunals, Boards and Panels - Issues of Procedural Fairness

Ensuring a Fair Hearing: Matters involving persons with a mental illness, cognitive impairment and/or intellectual disability

Presenter / Speaker: Matthew Carroll, President, Mental Health Tribunal

2016 COAT Victoria Conference

Conference Title: Tribunals, Boards and Panels - Issues of Procedural Fairness

Ensuring a Fair Hearing: Matters involving persons with a mental illness, cognitive impairment and/or intellectual disability

Presenter / Speaker: Matthew Carroll, President, Mental Health Tribunal

2016 COAT Victoria Conference

Conference Title: Tribunals, Boards and Panels - Issues of Procedural Fairness

Ensuring Procedural Fairness - Tribunals to Courts

Presenter / Speaker: Presentation by Justice Greg Garde AO RFD President, Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal

2016 COAT Victoria Conference

Conference Title: Tribunals, Boards and Panels - Issues of Procedural Fairness

Natural Justice and Registered Health Practitioners

Presenter / Speaker: Elizabeth Kennedy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary Elizabeth Kennedy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

2016 COAT Victoria Conference

Conference Title: Tribunals, Boards and Panels - Issues of Procedural Fairness

Natural Justice and Registered Health Practitioners

Presenter / Speaker: Elizabeth Kennedy, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

2016 COAT Victoria Conference

Conference Title: Tribunals, Boards and Panels - Issues of Procedural Fairness

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