New VCAT members appointed.

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The College warmly congratulates the 20 new members appointed to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT).  The new VCAT members are: 
  • Jillian Bartlett
  • Michael Bevan
  • Dr Louise Bygrave
  • Seuna Byrne
  • Jeremy Cass
  • Robert Chamberlain
  • Simon Cohen
  • Donna D’Alessandro
  • Natalie Fleming
  • Renée Gorenstein
  • Martin Guthrie
  • Dr Adrian Hoel
  • Clare Lethlean
  • Nicole Maher
  • Cassandra Rea
  • Julia Reid
  • Michael Ryall
  • Jodie Stroud
  • Cassandra Tanner
  • Tania Wolff

Scheduled to begin their roles by January 2024, sixteen of these VCAT members will focus on addressing the residential tenancy cases backlog, while the remaining four will work on the Planning and Environment lists. This initiative is part of the tribunal's efforts to manage wait times and enhance access to justice.

The College looks forward to engaging with each new appointee throughout this next stage of their professional lives.

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