About Kim Wilson

Former Judicial and Quasi-judicial  offices:

  • Supreme Court and National Court Judge –Papua New Guinea [1986-1987]
  • Member-Australian Broadcasting Tribunal [1987-1992]
  • Associate Commissioner- Trade Practices Commission [1991-1995]
  • Member-National Native Title Tribunal-[1994-1999]
  • Member-Immigration Review Tribunal-[1993-1999]
  • Non-Presidential-Judicial Member Administrative Decisions Tribunal [NSW] [1999-2002]
  • Deputy Chairman-Coal Compensation Review Tribunal [NSW] [2001-2004]

Public Inquiries Chaired:

  • Dept of Fair Trading Inquiry into Infomercials
  • Music Industry Advisory Council


  • Council Member-National Film and Sound Archive[1990-1995]
  • Public Member-Legislative Assembly Standing Committee on Ethics-  [1995-1998]
  • Member-Internal Ombudsman Panel-Civil Aviation Authority[1999-2006]
  • Independent Member-Compliance Review Committee-Combined Insurance Company of Australia- [2001-2010]
  • Panel Member-financial Industry Complaints Scheme-[2004-2006]

Consultancies and advisory:

  • Seven Network [1996-1999]
  • George Pattersons [2001-2002]
  • Ten Network [1992-1993]
  • Human Rights Commission [1987]
  • Presidential Consultant National Native Title Tribunal [1999-2001]

Significant positions held:

  • Deputy Public Solicitor – Papua New Guinea
  • Senior Private Secretary –Minister for Aboriginal Affairs [Commonwealth] [1983-1986]
  • Legal Adviser-Leader of the Opposition-Northern Territory[1982-1983]


  • Solicitor (NSW)-Solicitor and Barrister, Papua New Guinea
  • Dip. Law (SAB)-LLB (UPNG)

Other Qualifications:

Mediator Training Course
Centre for Dispute Resolution
University of Technology, Sydney

LEADR Mediation Training and Member
Acccredited Arbitrator

Resolution Institute Arbitrators Masterclass [2015]

Harvard Law School
Intensive Negotiation for Lawyers [2014]

Dialogue Facilitator-Access Facility-see www.accessfacility.org

Experienced negotiator | Mediator | Facilitator | Policy adviser