Allan Anforth is a barrister at the ACT Bar who practises nationally in federal administrative law, employment law, human rights and welfare law generally.
He has been a part-time member of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal and its predecessors for the past 19 years, principally concerned with residential tenancy disputes. He is a part-time senior member of the ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal.
Mr Anforth was previously a part-time member of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (Cth); part-time president of the former ACT Consumer and Trader Tribunal; part-time member of the former ACT Residential Tenancies Tribunal; part-time member of the former ACT Essential Services Consumer Council; part-time member of the Veterans Review Board; senior solicitor at the Welfare Rights and Legal Centre; and Director of the ACT Council of Social Services.
He is the co-author of the book series Social Security and Family Assistance Law; co-author of Residential Tenancies Law and Practice in NSW and contributor to Annotated Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988.