The Attorney‑General, the Hon Christian Porter MP, has announced the appointment of former Justice of the High Court of Australia, the Hon Ian Callinan AC QC, to undertake an independent statutory review of the amalgamation of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal in accordance with section 4 of the Tribunals Amalgamation Act 2015. A link to the Attorney‑General’s announcement is here.
Terms of reference for the Review are available on the Attorney‑General’s Department website. Relevant submissions addressing the terms of reference can be made to Mr Callinan at: Email: AATStatutoryReview@ag.gov.au or Post AAT Statutory Review, c/o Attorney‑General’s Department, 3-5 National Circuit, Barton ACT 2600.
The closing date for public submissions is Friday, 24 August 2018.