About the role
The Chief Magistrate of the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria seeks expressions of interest from qualified persons for appointment as a Judicial Registrar of the Court.
Judicial Registrars are appointed by the Governor in Council on the recommendation of the Attorney-General. All expressions of interest are treated confidentially and may be drawn upon on an ongoing basis as future vacancies arise.
The successful candidate will be legally qualified (admitted not less than five years), with
substantial commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution experience and a demonstrated
understanding of the Court’s processes. The candidate must also have superior communications
skills, resilience, and the ability to make timely decisions according to law.
In particular, the candidate must possess a practical working knowledge of the following statutes
that fall for consideration within the Court’s Industrial Division: –
Fair Work Act 2009
Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013 (Vic)
Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic)
Outworkers (Improved Protection) Act 2003 (Vic)
Child Employment Act 2003 (Vic)
Long Service Benefits Portability Act 2018 (Vic)
Long Service Leave Act 2018 (Vic)
Owner Drivers and Forestry Contractors Act 2005 (Vic)
Public Holidays Act
Patient Care (Nurse to Patient and Midwife to Patient Ratios) Act
Judicial Registrars may deal with and exercise all or any powers of the Court delegated to them
pursuant to the Magistrates’ Court (Judicial Registrars) Rules 2015. These Rules delegate power
in most jurisdictions of the Court. Candidates’ attention is drawn to the Victoria Civil and
Administrative Tribunal and Other Acts Amendment (Federal Jurisdiction and Other Matters) Bill 2021.
Judicial Registrars are required to sit at all the locations of the Court throughout Victoria from time
About the organisation
The Magistrates' Court is the first level of Victoria's court system
How to apply
Applications not allowed for this job listing.
Please quote in application: Judicial Registrar via Pro Bono Australia.
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