Magistrate Of The Local Court NSW


$331,350 per annum plus conveyance allowance of $17,075 per annum (full-time).

The Attorney General is seeking applications from persons qualified for appointment as a Magistrate under the Local Court Act 2007 on a full-time or part-time basis. A Magistrate of the Local Court may from time to time be appointed to serve in the Children’s Court and within the Coronial Jurisdiction. Magistrates are required to undertake country service for a period of at least two years.

Applicants must be Australian lawyers of at least five years’ standing, or current or former judicial officers, and should be conversant with the law and procedures applied in the Local Court and the Children’s Court of NSW. In addition, applicants should address the list of personal and professional qualities for judicial appointments at as part of their application.

Note: Probity checks will be conducted.

Applications in Word or PDF, accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae and the names of at least two referees, must be completed online.

Applications close: Sunday, 25 October 2020 (11.59 pm).

If you would like to make further enquiries contact His Honour Judge Henson, AM, Chief Magistrate, (02) 9287 7615.

It will be necessary for previous applicants to submit a fresh application if they still seek such appointment.