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Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)

Attorney-General's
The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (FCFCOA) (Division 1) is a continuation of the Family Court of Australia. The FCFCOA (Division 1) is Australia’s specialist court dealing with family disputes, and hears appeals from decisions in family law matters of the FCFCOA (Division 2). The FCFCOA (Division 1) sits in each state and territory except Western Australia, where family law matters are heard by a state court, the Family Court of Western Australia.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    The Constitution and the Family Law Act 1975

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    0

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Tribunal

  • Creation Date

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Other The Hon Justice Victoria Jane Bennett AO 30 November 2005 2030
Other The Hon Justice Andrew Strum 29 November 2021 2037
Other The Hon Justice Robert Harper 11 March 2019 2029
Other The Hon Justice Jillian Williams 8 February 2019 2028
Other The Hon Justice David Michael Berman 18 July 2013 2025
Other The Hon Justice Joshua Wilson 11 March 2019 2029
Other The Hon Jacoba Brasch 6 April 2022 2039
Other The Hon Alister McNab 6 April 2022 2032
Other The Hon Justice Norah Hartnett 25 March 2019 2027
Other The Hon Justice Murray Robert Aldridge 13 December 2012 2026
Other The Hon Justice Hilary Rae Hannam 13 August 2013 2030
Other The Hon Justice Christine Ann Mead 25 March 2019 2025
Other The Hon Justice Grant Theo Riethmuller 15 October 2021 2035
Other The Hon Justice Jenny Deyell Hogan 14 January 2013 2039
Other The Hon Justice Catherine Carew 7 March 2016 2028
Other The Hon Justice Penelope Kari 14 October 2021 2046
Other The Hon Justice Judith Anne Rees 15 December 2011 2023
Other The Hon Justice Ciara Tyson 22 February 2019 2042
Other The Hon Justice Michael Jarrett 14 October 2021 2035
Other The Hon Bruce Smith 6 April 2022 2038
Other The Hon Chief Justice Edvard Alstergren 10 December 2018 2032
Other The Hon Justice Suzanne Christie 14 October 2021 2044
Other The Hon Justice Margaret Ann Cleary 8 July 2010 2024
Other The Hon Justice Linda Gail Sutherland 16 March 2018 2029
Other The Hon Justice Paul Anthony Joseph Howard 6 April 2021 2034
Other The Hon Justice Peter William Tree 14 January 2013 2034
Other The Hon Justice Louise Henderson 8 February 2019 2024
Other The Hon Justice Peter Anthony Campton 15 October 2021 2032
Other The Hon Justice Richard O'Brien 8 March 2016 2030
Other The Hon Justice Michael Baumann AM 11 January 2018 2026
Other The Hon Alice Carter 6 April 2022 2041
Other The Hon Deputy Chief Justice Robert Bruce McClelland 10 December 2018 2028
Other The Hon Justice Shane Gill 16 May 2016 2037
Other The Hon Justice Sharon Louis Johns 29 July 2013 2038
Other Mr. David Pringle 17 April 2020 2025
Other The Hon Justice Richard Schonell 29 November 2021 2029
Other The Hon Justice Thomas Altobelli 23 November 2020 2029
Other The Hon Justice Stewart Craig Austin 13 July 2009 2031
Other The Hon Justice Terrence John McGuire 22 May 2021 2026
Other The Hon Justice Susan Janet Duncanson 6 December 2012 2026
Other The Hon Justice Simon Rutherford Moncrieff 31 August 2009 2023
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