Council

The Council is the governing body of  the NJCA.  It comprises four judicial members, a member nominated by the Commonwealth Attorney General, and a member nominated by participating State and Territory Attorneys General. 

Council Members

Chief Justice Helen Murrell
Supeme Court of the Australian Capital TerritoryNominee of the Chief Justices of the State and Territory Supreme CourtsChair

 

Chief Magistrate Steven Heath
Magistrates’ Court of Western AustraliaNominee of Chief Magistrates

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David Mackie
Director-GeneralQueensland Department of Justice and Attorney General
Justice Mark Moshinsky
Federal Court of Australia
Dr Albin Smrdel
Commonwealth Attorney General’s DepartmentNominee of the Attorney General of the Commonwealth
Judge Julie Wager
District Court of Western AustraliaNominee of the Chief Judges of the County Court and District Courts

 

 

Alternate Members

Justice Ann Ainslie-Wallace
Family Court of AustraliaNominee of the Chief Justices of the Family Court and the Federal Court
Mr Cameron Gifford
Attorney-General’s Department CTH
Richard Glenn
Deputy Director-General, JusticeACT Justice and Community Safety Directorate
Judge Frank Gucciardo
County Court of VictoriaNominee of the Chief Judges of the District or County Courts

 

Ms Tamsyn Harvey
Commonwealth Attorney-General’s DepartmentNominee of the Commonwealth Attorney-General
Justice Glenn Martin
Supreme Court of QueenslandNominee of the Chief Justices of the State and Territory Supreme Courts
Chief Magistrate Lorraine Walker
Magistrates Court of the Australian Capital TerritoryNominee of Chief Magistrates