Essential Services Commission of South Australia Arbitrator Panel

Dominique Hogan-Doran SC has been appointed to the Essential Services Commission of South Australia's Arbitrator Panel for the determination of third party access disputes in the electricity, gas, water & sewerage infrastructure, ports and rail industries in South Australia.

Arbitration may be required in a dispute over access to regulated port, water or rail infrastructure, where conciliation has not been successful. 

Essential requirements for any person appointed as an arbitrator include the following:

  • properly qualified to act in the resolution of the dispute,
  • independent of the parties to the dispute (to be clarified at the time of a dispute arising), and
  • not subject to the control or direction of the Government of either the Northern Territory or South Australia in any capacity.

Dominique maintains chambers in South Australia, where she is a member of one of Adelaide's leading barristers'  chambers, Edmund Barton Chambers.