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

15 Apr 2014

The next meeting of the COAT National Execituve is 15 April 2014. Refer to Agenda attached.

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Next Event

5 Jun - 6 Jun 2014
Heritage Hotel

The Annual COAT Tribunals Conference will be held on 5 and 6 June 2014 at the Heritage Hotel in Auckland. The Conference Programme, Registration...

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Latest Vacancy

20 Apr 2014

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There are currently no vacancies, please check back again soon.

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 D Kerr, President, Administrative Appeals Tribunal.

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