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National Judicial Orientation Program Committee

National Judicial Orientation Program Committee

The National Judicial Orientation Program has been presented every year since 1994. The program has been developed by a steering committee of experienced judges and judicial education professionals drawn from courts and educational bodies throughout Australia. The primary objective of the program is to assist newly appointed judicial officers with their transition to judicial office by facilitating the development and refinement of the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary for effective judging. The current members of the National Judicial Orientation Program Committee are:

Planning Committee

Justice Ian Harrison (CHAIR)

Supreme Court of New South Wales

Justice Monika Schmidt

Supreme Court of New South Wales

Justice Glenn Martin AM

Supreme Court of Queensland

Justice Ann Ainslie-Wallace

Family Court of Australia

Judge Peter Cole

Federal Circuit Court of Australia

Judge Penny Hock

District Court of New South Wales

Judge Philip Misso

County Court of Victoria

Judge John Staude

District Court of Western Australia

Mr Ernie Schmatt PSM

CEO, Judicial Commission of New South Wales

Ms Una Doyle

Education Director, Judicial Commission of New South Wales

Professor Greg Reinhardt

CEO, Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration

Ms Annabel Mornement

Director Education, Judicial College of Victoria

Ms Lillian Lesueur

CEO, National Judicial College of Australia

Ms Janie Armstrong

Program Manager, National Judicial College of Australia