Part Time Member Recruitment

The Mental Health Review Tribunal recruits every 4 years for part time members in the following 3 categories:

1)     Australian Legal Practitioners - must be qualified and admitted as an Australian lawyer (for a minimum of 7 years) and hold a current practising certificate;

2)     Psychiatrists- must be a registered medical practitioner with specialist registration in psychiatry and recognised qualifications as a psychiatrist;

3)     Other suitably qualified persons - should possess qualifications or experience in Mental Health rendering them suitable to be appointed as members of the Tribunal.

Part time members are required to sit on Tribunal panels and review the situation of persons with a mental illness within the framework of the NSW Mental Health Act 2007 (the Act) and the Mental Health and Cognitive Impairment Forensic Provisions Act 2020 and make appropriate determinations and orders.

Expressions of Interest for the next cohort will open in November 2023.

Please contact the Tribunal's Registrar on 8876 6313 if you have any questions about this process.