Expressions of Interest for Appointment as a Magistrate of the Magistrates Court of the Australian Capital Territory

The Attorney-General of the Australian Capital Territory, Gordon Ramsay MLA, invites expressions of interest from eligible and suitably qualified people for appointment as a Magistrate of the Magistrates Court of the Australian Capital Territory. The Attorney-General is particularly interested in applications from people who would have a willingness to undertake coronial matters.

Expressions of interests are sought from all areas of the legal community, including the private, government and community sectors. Women, people with disabilities and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Information about the selection process and selection criteria can be found here in the Magistrates Court (Magistrates Appointment Requirements) Determination 2009.

Enquiries and Expressions of Interest

Written expressions of interest, addressing the selection criteria, and accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae should be emailed to or posted to:

Ms Alison Playford
Justice and Community Safety Directorate
GPO Box 158

General inquiries should be directed to the Director-General, Justice and Community Safety Directorate, on (02) 6207 0501, or email

Expressions of interest close on 2 June 2018. Late applications may be accepted at the panel’s discretion.