Expressions of Interest for Appointment to the Police Review Board

Expressions of interest are being sought from suitably qualified persons for appointment as a member of the Police Review Board.

The Board is established under the Police Service Act 2003 and consists of five members, including a chairperson.

The principal functions of the Board involve the determination of applications for review lodged by members of Tasmania Police. These applications may be in respect to promotions, demotions and terminations. Applications for review may also include matters relating to the reduction, or suspension, of remuneration and allowances, as well as imposed fines and the payment of costs, as required under the Act.

The Board only meet when required and members of the Board are entitled to appropriate remuneration for time spent undertaking Board-related duties.

Appointments to the Board are made by the Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Management, and he has invited expressions of interest from suitably qualified people.

The Minister seeks expressions of interest from members of the community who may meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Understanding of police culture
  • Understanding of the law
  • Legal background
  • Business or industry background with links to the Police Service
  • Industrial relations background
  • Academic background.

Police record checks will be conducted prior to the successful applicant being appointed to the Board.

Expressions of interest should be accompanied by supporting documentation addressing the criteria and be mailed to:

Ms Leah Triffett
Secretariat
Police Review Board
GPO Box 308
Hobart Tasmania 7001

Expressions of interest are to be received by Friday 10 August 2018.

Enquires can be directed to Ms Triffett at PRBSecretariat@police.tas.gov.au or on (03) 6173 2186.