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National Basketball League: Single Member Tribunal Member

Applications close Friday 8 September 2017 at 5pm

All applications must be submitted via email to Robert Yu, NBL General Counsel at

A Tribunal Member with the National Basketball League Pty Ltd (NBL) is a non-paying rotational position entailing the review of players’ conduct in line with our Tribunal Guidelines (Guidelines). As part of this role, you will be required to serve on two tribunals: the Single Member Tribunal (SMT) and the Full Member Tribunal (FMT), as is appropriate to the circumstances.

As part of the SMT, you will be required to decide whether penalties should be imposed against players for offences under the Guidelines, and any other matters the NBL deems relevant. On occasion, you may be required to review a decision of the SMT to see if it warrants an appeal. If you agree to grant a leave to appeal, you will chair the relevant FMT with two other members, who will be relevant subject matter experts.

For full description and eligibility requirements, please visit

FOX SPORTS: Graduate Lawyer

At FOX SPORTS Australia we strive to make every sporting contest better by taking sports fans closer to the game. As an employer we encourage you to step up and make your own confident mark.

To ensure that we continue to provide the best experience to our fans, we have a fantastic opportunity for a Graduate Lawyer to join our Legal and Regulatory team and kick start their career.

What will you do?

Based in Sydney and reporting to the General Counsel, this unique opportunity will see you assisting the entire legal team with the provision of commercial legal advice and support across a broad range of practice areas affecting the FOX SPORTS group of companies. 

What is your experience?

  • You have successfully completed a LLB or JD, and are admitted or eligible for admission as a Solicitor in New South Wales.
  • You demonstrate a sound knowledge of legal practice areas including: intellectual property (in particular copyright and trade marks), media regulation, competition and consumer laws, data privacy, and general corporate commercial.
  • You have relevant experience, preferably gained in-house within the media, entertainment and/or sports industry or a well-regarded mid to top-level legal practice.
  • You can demonstrate advanced computer skills using the Microsoft Office Suite.

Who are you?

  • You are an enthusiastic and motivated individual seeking a challenging and varied role.
  • You possess strong organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • You demonstrate high levels of professionalism, reliability, confidentiality and discretion.
  • You are a go-getter who is able to demonstrate initiative and flexibility.
  • You have outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • You are able to prioritise and work under pressure, delivering quality outcomes on time (or even ahead of time).
  • You will be results-driven with strong business acumen
  • You embody FOX SPORTS’ Game Plan (organisation values) of Authentic, Team, Passionate, Respect and Innovative

How to apply

Only people with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.  As such, candidate’s visa or residency status will be checked before employment is offered.

If you’re looking for an opportunity to kick start your career, then please submit your cover letter, resume and academic transcript to  

Applications close Friday 25 August. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


Basketball Australia: Hearing/Appeals Panel Members

Basketball Australia has recently launched its new National Integrity Framework.  You can find the full details of the Framework, including the detailed policies, here:

To implement the Framework, Basketball Australia is seeking to establish a pool of individuals who may be called on to serve as independent members of Hearing and/or Appeals Panels.

The composition of these panels is defined under sections 18 and 23 of the policy document, which in its full title is the “National Framework for Ethical Behaviour and Integrity in Basketball” (

Whilst these positions are honorary and will not attract any form of payment, Basketball Australia will cover all approved expenses including travel for those serving on Panels.

Panel members should hold a law degree or have significant experience in sporting (not necessarily basketball) tribunals and/or hearings.

If you, or someone you know, is interested in this opportunity, please apply in writing to using the phrase Integrity Panellist in the subject line.  Applications should include a brief overview of your interest in the role and your relevant skills and experiences.

Basketball Australia will confirm panel appointments by way of a volunteer engagement letter.


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