Forensic Leave Panel Psychiatrist Members | Melbourne - Northern Metro

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Posted on 01-Feb-2019
Application Close Date: 24-Feb-2019
Melbourne - Northern Metro
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Applications are invited for appointment of psychiatrist members to the Forensic Leave Panel

The Minister for Mental Health, Martin Foley MP, would like to invite applications for the appointment of sessional psychiatrist members to the Forensic Leave Panel (the Panel).

The Panel is an independent tribunal established under the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act 1997 to hear applications for on-ground and limited off-ground leave from forensic patients and residents in mental health or residential services.

Members are appointed for terms of up to four years by the Governor in Council and are paid sitting fees as determined by the Governor in Council.

The Victorian Government is committed to ensuring that government boards and committees reflect the composition of the Victorian community. This includes appropriate representation of women, regional Victorians, Aboriginal people, young Victorians, Victoria's culturally diverse community and Victorians with disability.

Application forms and further information can be found at:

The Executive Officer to the Panel can be contacted on 1800 222 987 or by emailing:

Closing date is 5:00pm, Sunday 24 February 2019.