Current Appointments: Approved Medical Specialist in Workers Compensation; Medical Referee for the District Court (NSW)
Non-Current: Chief Medical Officer – NSW Workers Compensation Commission, NSW State Compensation Board, WorkCover Authority of NSW, and Compensation Court, seriatim.
Adjudication and Statutory Assessment
Boilermakers Deafness 50,000 disputed matters.
Hearing Loss Prevention: Role in government and industry initiatives
Practical Hearing Test Development – National Transport Standard – 2004
Member – WorkCover NSW – Working Group on Permanent Impairment: Hearing – for WorkCover Guides for the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment.
Australian Standard 1269 Occupational Noise Management AV3 member
Occupational Hearing Conservation Committee NSW OSHR Council
Workers Compensation Act. Chairman Expert Medical Committee 1986.
Graduation, Degrees, Memberships, Fellowships and Registration
Honours and Distinction medical graduate respectively of the Universities of Sydney and London unconditionally registered for medical practice in Australia.
Fellowships in Occupational Medicine, Public Health and Medical Administration
Masters in Audiological Medicine with Distinction University of London
Member International Association of Physicians in Audiology (IAPA
Member Australian Acoustical Society
Most recent publication:
Niall PD (2016)
Compensation Assessments of Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL)
In: Woolford DH et al, Hearing and the Perception of Sound
Chapter 69: Freckelton I and Selby H, Expert Evidence
Publisher: Thomson Reuters