Federal Court of Australia

Attorney-General's
The Court is a superior court of record and a court of law and equity. It sits in all capital cities and elsewhere in Australia from time to time. The primary functions of the Court are to, decide disputes according to law - promptly, courteously and effectively and, in so doing, to interpret the statutory law and develop the general law of the Commonwealth, so as to fulfil the role of a court exercising the judicial power of the Commonwealth under the Constitution.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Federal Court of Australia Act 1976

  • Paid Members?

    No

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    0

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Function Categorization

    Regulatory / Review / Inquiry / Commission

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    L16, Law Courts Building, Queens Square
    Sydney NSW 2000
    Australia

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Other The Hon Justice Lisa Hespe 27 April 2022 2040
Other The Hon Justice Shaun McElwaine 24 January 2022 2030
Other The Hon Justice Elizabeth Raper 2 May 2022 2044
Other The Hon Justice Catherine Button 16 January 2023 2044
Other The Hon Justice Michael Feutrill 8 March 2022 2042
Other The Hon Justice Elizabeth Cheeseman 12 April 2021 2036
Other The Hon Justice Geoffrey Kennett 19 December 2022 2033
Other The Hon Justice John Nicholas 16 November 2009 2028
Other The Hon Justice Michael Lee 27 March 2017 2035
Other The Hon Justice John Halley 19 March 2021 2031
Other The Hon Justice Anthony Besanko 3 April 2006 2024
Other The Hon Justice Jonathan Beach 30 June 2014 2030
Other The Hon Justice Angus Stewart 25 February 2019 2035
Other The Hon Justice Kylie Downes 2 August 2021 2038
Other The Hon Justice Berna Collier 8 February 2006 2030
Other The Hon Justice Yaseen Shariff 21 August 2023 2045
Other The Hon Justice Brigitte Markovic 24 August 2015 2035
Other The Hon Justice Sarah Derrington AM 10 January 2018 2038
Other The Hon Justice Bernard Murphy 13 July 2011 2026
Other The Hon Justice Mark Moshinsky 2 November 2015 2035
Other The Hon Justice Darren Jackson 20 March 2019 2038
Other The Hon Justice Anna Katzmann 1 February 2010 2025
Other The Hon Justice Craig Colvin 13 December 2018 2030
Other The Hon Justice Melissa Perry 23 September 2013 2033
Other The Hon Justice John Snaden 29 April 2019 2046
Other The Hon Justice Robert Bromwich 29 February 2016 2031
Other The Hon Justice Darryl Rangiah 13 August 2013 2035
Other The Hon Justice Michael Wigney 9 September 2013 2033
Other The Hon Justice Katrina Banks-Smith 12 February 2018 2035
Other The Hon Justice Helen Rofe 10 June 2021 2038
Other The Hon Justice David O'Callaghan 1 February 2017 2028
Other The Hon Justice Mordecai Bromberg 7 December 2009 2029
Other The Hon Justice Michael Wheelahan 3 October 2018 2033
Other The Hon Justice Christopher Horan 21 August 2023 23 May 2038
Other The Hon Justice David Yates 30 November 2009 2024
Other The Hon Justice Scott Goodman 11 November 2021 2036
Other The Hon Justice Michael O'Bryan 26 February 2019 2033
Other The Hon Chief Justice Debra Mortimer 12 July 2013 2031
Other The Hon Justice Nye Perram 8 August 2008 2039
Other The Hon Justice Natalie Charlesworth 1 March 2016 2040
Other The Hon Justice Timothy McEvoy 26 April 2022 2039
Other The Hon Justice Craig Dowling 9 February 2024 2036
Other The Hon Justice Thomas Thawley 14 February 2018 2042
Other The Hon Justice Ian Jackman 6 February 2023 2032
Other The Hon Justice Emilios Kyrou AO 8 June 2023 2029
Other The Hon Justice Stephen Burley 23 May 2016 2033
Other The Hon Justice Adam Hatcher 9 February 2023 2033
Other The Hon Justice Wendy Abraham 7 May 2019 2030
Other The Hon Justice Roger Derrington 29 March 2017 2032
Other The Hon Justice Fiona Meagher 31 March 2022 2033
Other The Hon Justice Stewart Anderson 6 May 2019 2029
Other The Hon Justice Penelope Neskovcin 8 February 2024 2040
Other The Hon Justice John Logan RFD 27 September 2007 2026
Other The Hon Justice Patrick O'Sullivan 20 January 2022 2029
CEO/Executive Director/Managing Director Ms. Sia Lagos 15 May 2020 2025
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