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 a broad range of disputes in matters under family, administrative, bankruptcy, industrial relations, migration, consumer and intellectual property law. It is the single point of entry for family law matters in the federal judicial system, and 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 Mark Champion 6 February 2023 2039
Other Judge Alison Burt 6 April 2022 2037
Other Judge Dearne Firth 29 November 2021 2054
Other Judge Dillon Morley 19 March 2019 2026
Other Judge Robert Cameron 3 October 2006 2028
Other Judge Jennifer McArdle 6 February 2023 2036
Other Judge Gavin Mansfield 13 December 2021 2045
Other Judge Monica Neville 11 March 2019 2040
Other Judge Josephine Willis AM 27 January 2009 2025
Other Judge Heather Riley 3 July 2006 2029
Other Judge Brana Obradovic 30 May 2016 2045
Other Judge Allyson Ladhams 23 August 2021 2050
Other Judge Patricia Cope 26 July 2021 2036
Other Judge Leanne Spelleken 11 December 2006 2030
Other Judge Kate Hughes 30 January 2006 2030
Other Judge Paul Glass 6 April 2022 2052
Other Judge Dale Kemp 4 July 2007 2027
Other Judge Catherine Symons 26 July 2021 2044
Other Judge Leanne Turner 7 June 2010 2030
Other Judge Stewart Brown 5 November 2001 2027
Other Judge Caroline Kirton 29 January 2018 2031
Other Judge Kylie Beckhouse 30 November 2020 2038
Other Judge Jonathan Forbes 26 July 2021 2031
Other Judge Joanne Stewart 2 September 2013 2034
Other Judge Evelyn Bender 15 September 2008 2027
Other The Hon Chief Justice William Alstergren AO 13 October 2017 2032
Other Judge Marcus Turnbull 22 May 2021 2036
Other Judge Meredith Dickson 26 July 2021 2037
Other Judge Salvatore Vasta 1 January 2015 2035
Other Judge John O'Sullivan 10 July 2006 2035
Other Judge Elizabeth Boyle 29 February 2016 2034
Other Judge Sandra Taglieri 18 May 2021 2035
Other The Honourable Justice Robert McClelland AO 17 September 2021 2028
Other Judge Ian Newbrun 4 February 2015 2028
Other Judge Sandy Street 1 January 2015 2028
Other Judge Gregory Egan 18 December 2017 2027
Other Judge Jennifer Howe 6 April 2021 2043
Other Judge Vivien Carty 15 October 2021 2030
Other Judge Warwick Neville 2 July 2007 2024
Other Judge Alexandra Harland 15 April 2013 2040
Other Judge Julia Baird 20 February 2018 2029
Other Judge Amanda Humphreys 6 February 2023 2047
Other Judge Caroline Jenkins 15 October 2021 2040
Other Judge Matthew Myers AM 23 January 2012 2040
Other Judge Gillian Eldershaw 6 April 2022 2045
Other Judge Karl Blake 30 January 2019 2043
Other Judge Colin Campbell 6 April 2021 2031
Other Judge Julie Kearney 15 October 2021 2041
Other Judge Geoffrey Monahan 3 November 2008 2030
Other Judge Antoni Lucev 14 August 2006 2029
Other Deputy Chief Judge Patrizia Mercuri 25 September 2017 2036
Other Judge Christopher Bowrey OAM 22 March 2021 2025
Other Judge John McGinn 15 October 2021 2030
Other Judge Nicholas Manousaridis 1 July 2013 2029
Other Judge Anne Demack 22 September 2008 2038
Other Judge Steven Middleton 9 November 2015 2034
Other Judge Patrick O'Shannessy 18 September 2020 2027
Other Judge Samantha Murdoch 15 October 2021 2041
Other Judge Kevin Lapthorn 29 August 2005 2032
Other Judge Charlotte Kelly 12 March 2007 2033
Other Judge Terry Betts 30 May 2018 2041
Other Judge Douglas Humphreys CSC OAM 11 March 2019 2027
Other Judge Sophie Given 15 October 2021 2048
Other Judge Janine Young 6 February 2023 2033
Other Judge Natasha Laing 6 April 2022 2055
Other Judge Tass Liveris 6 February 2024 2047
Other Judge Dina Lioumis 6 February 2023 2037
Other Judge Peter Cole OAM 24 November 2008 2027
Other Judge David Dunkley 13 October 2008 2026
Other Judge Christopher Kendall 29 January 2018 2036
Other Judge Jane Costigan 8 October 2017 2032
Other Judge Louise Goodchild 6 February 2023 2033
Other Judge Anna Boymal 18 March 2019 2029
Other Judge Anna Parker 29 November 2021 2051
Other Judge Amanda Mansini 6 April 2022 2053
CEO/Executive Director/Managing Director Mr. David Pringle 17 April 2020 2025
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