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Organisational structure

The Tribunal, our structu​re an​d our staff

The President and Members of the Tribunal, assisted by the Registrar, under delegation from the Registrar of the Federal Court of Australia (the Court) are responsible for managing the administrative affairs of the National Native Title Tribunal (NNTT).

From time to time Deputy Presidents may also be appointed.

NNTT staff are employed under the Public Service Act 1999. The President, Members, Registrar and staff all provide native title services and assistance across Australia. Staff in the NNTTs offices (located in Perth, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Cairns) include experts and specialists in various native title related fields.


Organisation chart

NATIVE TITLE TRIBUNAL
ORGANISATION

Tribunal​

President: The Hon. John Dowsett AM, QC
Member: Helen Shurven
Member: Nerida Cooley
Member: Glen Kelly


Native Title Registrar

Chris Fewings


Staff

  • The staff is organised as follows:
  • ​Applications and Registrations Team
  • Future Acts Team
  • Geospatial Services Team
  • Support and Special Projects Team

The President assigns duties, powers and functions to the staff. The Registrar is responsible to the President for staff management.​​​​​​​