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19Jan
News

Bar Roll No: 1057

It is with deep regret that the Bar Council informs members of the death of P. Christopher Dane QC on Friday 7 January 2022 aged 75.

5Jan
News

Bar Roll No: 474 

It is with deep regret that the Bar Council informs members of the death of the Hon. Dr Raymond Moyle Northrop QC on 31 December 2021.  He was 96. 

22Dec
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Bar Roll No: 1831

Jeremy William St John was born in Sydney on 19 September 1952. He moved to Adelaide in his early years, where attended Northfield Primary School and then Enfield High School. He moved to Melbourne in 1967 and attended Kew High School, where he was dux of humanities in 1969.

21Dec
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Fair Work Commission

The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia has appointed Mr Andrew M Bell as one of the two full-time Deputy Presidents of the Fair Work Commission.

The appointment will commence from 18 January 2022.

14Dec
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The Governor in Council has appointed four new magistrates, including two members of our Bar.

His Honour Magistrate Tim Greenway

Her Honour Magistrate Samantha Poulter

The appointments are effective immediately. Details of the welcome ceremonies will be advised when they become known.

30Nov
News

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia – Division 2 - Joint welcome ceremonial sitting

26Nov
News

The Governor-General in Council has appointed the following members as judges of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia.

The Honourable Justice Andrew Strum – (Division 1) Melbourne registry

Her Honour Judge Anna Parker – (Division 2) Adelaide registry

The appointments are effective today. Details of any welcome ceremonies will be made available when they are known.

23Nov
News

New Directions

Victoria’s Acting Chief Health Officer has given a further set of directions pursuant to s. 200(1)(d) of the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 (Vic) concerning mandatory vaccination for certain workers: COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions (No 8).

23Nov
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At its meeting on 11 November 2021, the Bar Council resolved to seek expressions of interest for the positions of Honorary Secretary and Assistant Honorary Secretary. 

Click here to express interest.

Expressions of interest must be received before 5:00pm on Thursday 25 November 2021.

23Nov
News

Bar Roll No: 1942

It is with deep regret that the Bar Council informs members of the death of the Honourable Geoffrey Michael Giudice AO on Wednesday 17 November 2021. He was 73.