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November 03
Call for nominations - Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Advisory Council

The Attorney-General and Minister for Justice invites nominations from interested persons within the Northern Territory who:

  • have a wide range of experience across major industry sectors
  • are representatives of organisations representing employees or employers
  • have expertise in the rehabilitation of injured workers, or
  • have expertise in the insurance industry.

The Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Advisory Council comprise the person constituting the Work Health Authority and no more than ten members appointed by the Minister.

The Council’s functions are to:

  • keep the operation of the Return to Work Act under review
  • make recommendations to the minister on possible changes to the administration of the Act, or the statutory scheme for the rehabilitation and compensation of injured workers in the Northern Territory
  • carry out investigations, at the Ministers request, into questions about the rehabilitation and compensation of injured workers and to report back the results of the investigation
  • perform any other advisory functions relating to workers’ rehabilitation and compensation as the Minister directs.

The term of office is determined by the Minister, but will not exceed two years. Sitting fees are available to eligible members.

Please forward your current resume and a one page cover letter outlining your relevant experience and representation to:

The Attorney-General and Minister for Justice
c/o: Secretariat
The Department of the Attorney-General and Justice
GPO Box 1722
Darwin NT 0801

or by email to: agd.secretariat @nt.gov.au

Applications close on 23 December 2016.

For more information, please call the advisory council secretariat on (08) 8999 5120.


Northern Territory Government