Invitation to attend
On behalf of the organising committee, we invite you to join us at the 2019 Council of Australasian Tribunals (COAT) National Conference, to be held 6 – 7 June at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.
The theme for the conference is “Communicating Justice: Tribunals in the Community”.
The program will include a range of plenary sessions, panel sessions and presentation shaped to enhance and inform around this theme.
More information regarding the conference including invited speakers and social events will be released via our website as planning proceeds. We encourage you to check the website regularly for updates.
We look forward to seeing you in Melbourne.
Chair, 2019 National Conference Organising Committee
Conference Organising Committee
- Genevieve Nihill
- Justice Judy Hughes
- Graeme Neate
- Anina Johnson
- James Crichton
- Tricia Harper
- Susan Burdon-Smith
- Susan Woodford
- Jodie Preston (Secretariat)
This conference represents a unique opportunity for Tribunal heads, members, managers and those interested in tribunal administration and justice to gather and learn from each other’s stories and hear from leading experts in the field.
Delegates will have the opportunity to participate in a variety sessions, listen to leading keynote speakers and participate in stimulating Q&A style panel discussion.
Venue & Destination
It takes a big place to hold so many little surprises.
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) is Melbourne’s destination for big ideas and inspirational events.
Showcasing an incredible range of spaces, innovative design and jaw dropping food, we are home to the most spectacular local and international events and have everything you need to help your event take shape.
1 Convention Centre Pl,
South Wharf VIC 3006