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Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)

Attorney-General's
The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (FCFCOA) (Division 2) is a continuation of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia. The FCFCOA (Division 2) hears less complex disputes in matters under family, administrative, bankruptcy, industrial relations, migration and trade practices laws. It hears the majority of first instance family law matters. The FCFCOA (Division 2) sits in all Australian states and territories.

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 Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999

  • 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 Judge Stephen Patrick Coates 27 November 2006 2024
Other Judge David Ian Dunkley 13 October 2008 2026
Other Judge Terry Donald Betts 30 May 2018 2041
Other Judge Douglas John Humphreys OAM 11 March 2019 2027
Other VACANT
Other Judge Anna Boymal 18 March 2019 2029
Other Judge Christopher Nigell William Kendall 29 January 2018 2036
Other Judge Jane Margaret Costigan 8 October 2017 2032
Other Judge Josephine Anne Willis AM 27 January 2009 2025
Other Judge Robert Angus Cameron 3 October 2006 2028
Other Judge Alison Burt 6 April 2022 2037
Other Mr. David Pringle 17 April 2020 2025
Other Judge Amanda Mansini 6 April 2022 2053
Other Judge Leanne Kathleen Spelleken 11 December 2006 2030
Other Judge Heather Margaret Riley 3 July 2006 2029
Other Judge Amanda Tonkin 1 January 2017 2023
Other Judge Anna Parker 29 November 2021 2051
Other Judge Anthony Dillon Morley 19 March 2019 2026
Other Judge Leanne Faye Turner 7 June 2010 2030
Other Judge Kate Helena Hughes 30 January 2006 2030
Other Judge Anthony Young 31 July 2015 2025
Other Judge Dearne Firth 29 November 2021 2054
Other Judge Monica Neville 11 March 2019 2040
Other Judge Joanne Louise Stewart 2 September 2013 2034
Other VACANT
Other Judge Anthony John Kelly 6 February 2017 2028
Other Judge Gavin Mansfield 13 December 2021 2045
Other Judge Patricia Cope 23 July 2021 2036
Other Judge Salvatore Vasta 1 January 2015 2035
Other Judge James Stewart Brown 5 November 2001 2027
Other Judge Brana Obradovic 30 May 2016 2045
Other Judge Allyson Helen Ladhams 23 August 2021 2050
Other Judge Catherine Symons 23 July 2021 2044
Other Judge Susan Fay Purdon-Sully 15 October 2007 2024
Other Judge Evelyn Ruth Bender 15 September 2008 2027
Other Judge Paul Glass 6 April 2022 2052
Other Judge Dale James Kemp 4 July 2007 2027
Other Judge Jonathan Forbes 23 July 2021 2031
Other Judge Ian Newbrun 4 February 2015 2028
Other Judge John Leonard O'Sullivan 10 July 2006 2035
Other Judge Ms. Caroline Eve Kirton 29 January 2018 2031
Other Judge Kylie Elizabeth Beckhouse 30 November 2020 2028
Other Judge Meredith Dickson 23 July 2021 2037
Other Judge Warwick John Neville 2 July 2007 2024
Other Judge Alexander Street 1 January 2015 2028
Other The Hon Chief Justice Edvard Alstergren 13 October 2017 2032
Other Judge Marcus Turnbull 22 May 2021 2036
Other The Hon Deputy Chief Justice Robert Bruce McClelland 16 September 2021 2028
Other Judge Matthew David Myers 23 January 2012 2040
Other Judge Alexandra Louise Harland 15 April 2013 2040
Other Judge Elizabeth Boyle 29 February 2016 2034
Other Judge Sandra Taglieri 18 May 2021 2035
Other Judge Vivien Carty 14 October 2021 2029
Other Judge Geoffrey Ian Monahan 3 November 2008 2030
Other Judge Gillian Eldershaw 6 April 2022 2045
Other Judge Gregory Egan 18 December 2017 2027
Other Judge Jennifer Margaret Howe 6 April 2021 2043
Other Judge Caroline Jenkins 14 October 2021 2040
Other Judge Nicholas Manousaridis 1 July 2013 2029
Other Judge Antoni Dominic Lucev 14 August 2006 2029
Other Judge Julia Rosalyn Baird 20 February 2018 2029
Other Judge Jonathan Braham Davis 6 April 2021 2036
Other Judge Julie Kearney 14 October 2021 2041
Other Judge Kevin Mathew Lapthorn 29 August 2005 2032
Other Judge Anne Elizabeth Demack 22 September 2008 2038
Other Judge Karl Trevor Blake 30 January 2019 2043
Other Judge Colin Bradley Campbell 6 April 2021 2031
Other Judge John McGinn 14 October 2021 2030
Other VACANT
Other Judge Charlotte Marie Simeon Kelly 12 March 2007 2033
Other Deputy Chief Judge Patrizia Mercuri 25 September 2017 2036
Other Judge Christopher John Bowrey 22 March 2021 2025
Other Judge Samantha Murdoch 14 October 2021 2041
Other Judge Peter Raymond Cole OAM 24 November 2008 2027
Other Judge Natasha Laing 6 April 2022 2055
Other Judge Steven Middleton 9 November 2015 2034
Other Judge Patrick Mark O'Shannessy 18 September 2020 2027
Other Judge Sophie Given 14 October 2021 2048
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