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  • Dispute Resolution Working Group

    The Dispute Resolution Working Group provides stakeholders and senior ATO leaders with a forum to discuss and develop dispute resolution strategies that encourage disputing parties to resolve disputes promptly and avoid or minimise litigation.

    The ATO consultation protocol underpins our consultation framework arrangements.

    Contact details

    Secretariat services are provided by Leila Salem who can be contacted on (03) 9285 1849, or email at


    The Dispute Resolution Working Group is chaired by Debbie Hastings, Deputy Commissioner, Review and Dispute Resolution. Other ATO officers are invited to attend the group based on discussion topics.



    Ashley King

    Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

    Catherine Krol

    Federal Court

    Catherine Forbes

    Federal Court

    Paul McNab

    Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

    Andrew O'Bryan

    CPA Australia

    Tania Sourdin

    University of Newcastle

    Kim Richardson

    Administrative Appeals Tribunal

    Paul Sokolowski

    Law Council of Australia

    Judy Sullivan

    Law Council of Australia

    Paul Suppree

    Corporate Tax Association

    Dr Niv Tadmore

    The Tax Institute

    Joanne Dunne

    The Tax Institute

    Susan Williamson

    CPA Australia


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    Last modified: 26 Nov 2018QC 43828