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Experienced Hobart lawyer in new role

Elise Archer, Attorney-General;
Minister for Building and Construction

The Tasmanian Government is pleased to announce experienced Hobart lawyer, Alison Clues as the new Chief Commissioner of the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Tribunal under a five year appointment.

Ms Clues replaces Robert Webster who was sworn in as a Magistrate in October 2019 having served as Chief Commissioner since November 2016.

Graduating from the University of Tasmania in 1987, Ms Clues has been an Australian legal practitioner since 1990, a longstanding partner in a Hobart law firm, and most recently held the role of Principal Insurance Litigation at Page Seager.

Having worked as a lecturer at UTAS in the areas of workers compensation and professional negligence, and with 24 years of experience in compensation law Ms Clues has an excellent and broad knowledge and understanding of the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988.

The role of Chief Commissioner also includes oversight of the Asbestos Compensation Tribunal, the Anti-Discrimination Tribunal, the Motor Accidents Compensation Tribunal and the Health Practitioners Tribunal.