COAT | Council of Australasian Tribunals

COAT is the national body through which tribunals can come together to examine and compare ideas, working methods, organisation and management, member trainings and support programs.

Latest Publication

8 May 2015

Best Practice Guide to Tribunal Independence in Appointments - Discussion Paper May 2015 Call for Submissions - Deadline 14 July 2015. The Council of Australasian Tribunals Inc would welcome your...

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Next Event

28 Aug 2015
Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney

COAT NSW Annual Conference Friday 28 August 2015 - Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney Don't miss the ninth annual NSW Conference to be held on Friday...

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Latest Vacancy

29 May 2015

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About the Council of Australasian Tribunals

The COAT is intended to facilitate liaison and discussion between the heads of tribunals. It will support the development of best practice models and model procedural rules, standards of behaviour and conduct for members and increased capacity for training and support for members.

At the inaugural meeting on 6 June 2002 Commonwealth, State, Territory and New Zealand tribunal heads supported a proposal for establishing a Council of Australasian Tribunals... Learn more

Contacting the Council of Australasian Tribunals

If you would like more information about the COAT, please contact Ms Mayda Flanagan, Executive Assistant to The Hon. Justice Duncan Kerr, President, Administrative Appeals Tribunal.

Ms Flanagan can be contacted on telephone (03) 6232 1684 or by email at