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The Secretary of the Department of Communities and Justice may designate a person with relevant qualifications and experience as a member of the Guardian ad Litem Panel (GAL Panel) for a period of up to 3 years, with an option of being designated for successive periods thereafter.
Once a person is designated as a GAL Panel member, he/she is eligible for appointment as a Guardian ad Litem (GAL) in proceedings under order of a participating Court or Tribunal and at the discretion of the Office of the General Counsel.
If you are interested in applying to be on the Guardian ad Litem Panel, please send your expression of interest to the Guardian ad Litem Panel Co-ordinator at the following email address: email@example.com.
A copy of your curriculum vitae; and
Confirmation that you have a current Working with Children Check, see the Working with Children Check website. If you do not currently have approval, you can apply for this at the interview stage, however, approval is required before confirmation of any designations to the Panel.
If you have any queries in relation to the above, please contact the Office of the General Counsel.