I am pleased to announce I am pleased to announce 13 appointments to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT).
The AAT provides a one-stop shop for the independent review of a wide range of decisions made by the Australian Government.
The AAT’s members come from a wide range of backgrounds with expertise in areas such as accountancy, disability, law, medicine, migration, military affairs, public administration, science and social welfare.
The Government has made the following reappointments:
- Three full-time senior members:
- Mr Richard Ellis
- Dr Nicholas Manetta
- Ms Fiona Meagher
- Emeritus Professor Ronald McCallum AO
- Ms Sandra Taglieri SC
- Mr Ian Thompson
- Ms Frances Simmons
The Government has made the following new appointments:
- One full-time senior member:
- Three part-time members:
- Dr Peter Fricker
- Mr Andrew George
- Ms Donna Petrovich
All of the appointees have been appointed for a period of between five and seven years and are highly qualified to undertake the important task of conducting merits review of government decisions.
On behalf of the Australian Government, I congratulate all appointees, and I look forward to the contribution they will make to the Tribunal.